December 1, 2015

Spokane Parks Foundation Celebrates $25,000 Walmart Foundation Grant

on Giving Tuesday

Grant provides 35-percent of funding for the Make A Splash In A Kid’s Life, making it possible for at least one pool to host Free Swim Fridays every week during summer vacation.



We took on the 40th Anniversary Celebration of Expo ’74 – as shown by the addition of an Event category in our income. The net revenue from that event has been used to establish the 2020 Riverfront Park Fund to help with the revitalization of Riverfront Park, which was...

April 16, 2015

As it's National Volunteer Week,you've seen lots of stuff out there about volunteers. We just read that the average value of an hour of volunteer time in Washington is $27.54.


$27.54/hour of money saved for your favorite nonprofit.


Here at the Parks Foundation we did a...

March 4, 2015

A $5 monthly gift makes a small impact on your budget, but over a year it adds up to $60 for the Spokane Parks Foundation - which makes a big difference! It can... 


Teach 3 kids how to swim, or


Get 5 families into the park to get healthy, or


Help support 16 friends of...

March 3, 2015

This month the Foundation focused on why and how parks make the community a better place. Carol Neupert, currently the Foundation’s president, has many opinions of why parks are so important.  She has been a part of the Foundation for four years and has brought her a w...

January 15, 2015

Phyllis Holmes served on the board of the Spokane Parks Foundation twice, for a total of about 7 years. She recently ended her time with the Foundation, after having served as our Board President for three years and then a year as Immediate Past President. (Though we a...

December 18, 2014

Your parks. Your friends and neighbors. Your community.


As of this moment we are only $6,772.50 away from reaching our goal for 2014

- your support right now will help us get there!


I know this time of the year fills your inbox with requests for donations. But YOU under...

November 5, 2014



September 29, 2014

It was a beautiful day - and the rain stayed away, allowing us to celebrate our corporate donors while overlooking the new Huntington Park.



This was the first time that we have been able to thank all of our business partners in one place and acknowledge all that their...

September 25, 2014

Look what we were able to do this year thanks to you! 


Dollars Raised: $42,866.93

Pool Passes Purchased: 1940

Total Swims Available: 17,167

Swim Lessons Awarded: 260

Swim Suits Donated: 387



And a special thank you to our partner organizatons:

Big Brothers Big Sisters


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