Giving for the Greener Good

Your gift to Park Pride means so much – perhaps even more than you realize. Donations are essential to Park Pride’s ongoing operations, and because of donors like you, Park Pride has a terrific track record of engaging and empowering communities in park creation, improvement, and activation, and bringing people together to build enduring community spaces.

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What Do My Dollars Do?

Your gift to Park Pride supports the power of parks:


$50 helps… rent tools to remove invasive plants so that native plants can thrive.

$100 helps… fund two student scholarships for the Parks & Greenspace Conference.



$500 helps… buy plants for a pollinator garden to improve the ecological health of the urban environment.

$1,000 helps… deliver a volunteer day to beautify a park.



$5,000 helps… provide workshops for community members.

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Donation FAQs

Is Park Pride a trustworthy investment?


Yes. Park Pride has been honored with a four-star (highest) rating by Charity Navigator, a respected online guide to responsible charitable giving. This rating is based on financial health, accountability, and transparency.

We’ve also received the 2017 Platinum Seal of Transparency from GuideStar.

What are my rights as a Park Pride donor?

Park Pride upholds the Donor Bill of Rights as developed by the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), the Association for Healthcare Philanthropy (AHP), Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE), and Giving Institute: Leading Consultants to Non-Profits.

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Why does a direct donation to Park Pride provide the greatest benefit to parks?

Donations to Park Pride represent an investment in the greener good of our entire City, and provide the greatest impact for our network of parks and greenspaces. With your help, we are able to allocate dollars to all Park Pride programs, creating more flexibility with how we are able to serve communities in Atlanta and DeKalb. Ultimately, a well-managed network of parks is an asset for the broader community. We use your generous Park Pride donations to help ensure parks provide optimal benefit to our city. Our donors are the true champions of our mission to activate the power of parks.

Can I give money to a specific park or project?

Yes you can! While general donations made directly to Park Pride provide the most flexibility and the best opportunity to maximize the benefits of your donation, you may give money directly to a Friends of the Park group for a specific park. To make such a donation, please use this form.

I have a business. How can we become Corporate Champions?

Park Pride’s Corporate Champions are our business supporters. These champions are interested in making a difference for the greener good through support of better parks and stronger communities. They also are key to Park Pride’s ability to operate and deliver core services.

Park Pride offers multiple ways to engage employees, promote your business and give your organization recognition, including:Group Volunteering, Event Sponsorships, Corporate support of the Annual Campaign, and Program Support. Learn more about our Corporate Champions

To become a Corporate Champion, contact:
Jane Zoellick 
Development Manager