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Mission

Geneseo Park District FoundationMission

Geneseo Park District Foundation

The primary mission of the Geneseo Park District Foundation is to promote and cultivate stewardship along with financial support empowering the Geneseo Park District to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing a positive recreational experience for all.

The foundation will achieve its mission through identifying and fundraising park and recreation based capital improvement projects, organizing and hosting community special events for fundraising purposes, supporting a financial assistance program for families who wish to participate in recreation programs in the community, support special recreation needs in the community, and support and promote the mission of the Geneseo Park District.

The foundation will generate its funds through the soliciting of sponsorship/partnerships with individuals, community groups, and businesses, and a host of special events and capital campaigns.

The foundation will cooperatively work with the Park District in selecting and funding capital improvement projects for the Geneseo Park District that are not allocated in the park district’s operating budget. The foundation will work with the park district staff and residents to identify the projects and then work with businesses, community groups, and individuals to support the funding for the project.

The foundation was established in 2014 as a not-for-profit corporation. The foundation is an IRS 501(c)(3) organization and all donations to the foundation are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.  foundation audits can be viewed by contacting Paula Verbeck at (309) 944-5695.

All donations can be sent to:
Geneseo Park District Foundation
541 E North St.
Geneseo, IL 61254

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Upcoming Events

October 18

Gym Closed for PARKTOBERFEST

The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st.
The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.

October 19

STORIES IN THE PARK

Bring your child to Anderson Memorial Park (located at 316 East Main Street) to enjoy seasonal stories and marshmallows around a cozy campfire.

October 21

Gym Closed

The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts are CLOSED for the Annual Geneseo Park District Foundation Parktoberfest starting 8am October 18th until Noon on October 21st. The Gym, Walking Track & Racquetball Courts will reopen Noon on Sunday October 21st.

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