Donate to The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County

We welcome your financial support. The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County provides every option for you to make a gift in an easy, efficient manner.

Donate Today by choosing from one of convenient ways to donate. We make it easy for you to help sustain parks, trails, places, history and the arts. With each gift given, we will provide you with an income tax receipt for your individual, family, business or corporation.

Ways to Give

  • Cash donation
  • Donate by check
  • Donate using a credit card
  • Sponsorships: Organizations may underwrite one of our many special events or activities, please contact us about opportunities to fit your giving guidelines.

Target your donations to these areas:

Your Personal Interests (Restricted Gifts): Areas of giving are defined and your donation is specifically earmarked for a particular project, facility, program, scholarship or area you prefer. Here is a list of areas that could use financial support:

  • Unrestricted Funds: These gifts allow us to use the funds when and where they are needed the most!
  • Memorial Funds
  • Recreation Health and Fitness
  • Fine and Performing Arts
  • Senior Activities and Travel
  • Endowments
  • Special Populations
  • Flower Gardens
  • Childhood Education
  • Living Tree and Bench Memorials

New Projects

  • Inclusive Playgrounds
  • Trail Development and Extensions
  • Kill Creek Observation Tower
  • Sport Facility Improvements
  • John Barkley Plaza
  • Off Leash Dog Park Improvements
  • Park Development and Improvements

Scholarships For camps and activities

Many children in Johnson County qualify for JCPRD Activity Scholarships. With your donations, we will provide a nurturing environment of fun activities to all children within our community and give a child the opportunity to get active and live a healthier live – your gift will make a difference.  This scholarship fund helps reduce barriers to participation and promotes self-confidence in our children.

Planned Giving Create a legacy of parks & recreation into the future

Donations that create a legacy can include cash donations, estate bequests, life insurance, charitable remainder trusts, gifts from IRA accounts and appreciated assets.

Your financial advisor is the best source for information on how your gift can support your financial goals today and provide benefit to The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County into the future. Please contact us if you are considering including parks and recreation in your financial and estate plans

Unrestricted Funds: This Area of Greatest Need fund provides the greatest flexibility for the Foundation and allows us to adjust to future needs. Contributions to this fund may be awarded among our selected areas of parks and recreation, history and the arts as an enhancement of programs and the development of parks, programs and facilities.

The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.  Your contribution is tax deductible as provided by law.

Learn more by calling Jay Hinrichs at 913.826.3448 or by email and find out which options fit your personal needs and interests. 

Donate to The Parks and Recreation Foundation of Johnson County today!

You can make a difference. Your partnership, donations, and volunteerism keeps our commitment to Johnson County strong.