​​​Your donation to the Forest Preserve Foundation will give more children a chance to explore nature, science and adventure in the Forest Preserves of Cook County.  The opportunities we provide our youth and the health of our forest preserves go hand in hand.

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As a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, the Foundation raises private gifts to further the Forest Preserves of Cook County's  mission and goals, beyond the capacity of tax dollars.

Contributions to the Forest Preserve Foundation are tax

deductible as allowed by law.

Mail-in donations are welcome!  Please make checks payable to Forest Preserve Foundation and mail them to:

                  Forest Preserve Foundation

                  69 West Washington, Suite 2040

                  Chicago, IL 60602


Young Professionals Association of the Forest Preserve Foundation