Partnership for Parks

Chicago Parks Foundation + Park Advisory Councils

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FISCAL SPONSORSHIP
The Chicago Parks Foundation is proud to present any interested PACs the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of our nonprofit status by joining our fiscal partnership program. LEARN MORE >

PAC CONFERENCE
Co-hosted with the Chicago Park District each February, the annual Park Advisory Council Conference brings hundreds of PAC members together for a full day of workshops, speakers, resource materials, and networking sessions. JOIN US >

OUR PACS
60+ PACs have selected CPF as their fiscal sponsor. SEE THE LIST > 

To learn more about PACs and to see if your local park has an existing council, check out the Chicago Park District's website.

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CPF's PAC Fiscal Sponsorship

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WHAT IS A FISCAL SPONSORSHIP?

A fiscal sponsorship allows a nonprofit organization to extend the benefits of their 501c3 legal and tax-exempt status to groups engaged in projects related to the nonprofit's mission. The Chicago Parks Foundation can serve as a fiscal sponsor to PACs, providing financial oversight and administrative support to help build the capacity of the PACs' projects. 

CPF BENEFITS

  • Free banking account with MB Financial Bank 
  • Ability to use CPF's 501c3 status to help fundraise for tax deductible gifts 
  • Use of sales tax exemption on park purchases related to PAC projects 
  • Bank of America Chicago Marathon "Give Back" Program 
  • PAC event planning guidance 
  • Park-focused workshops 
  • Discounted invites to select CPF events 

Join Us!

Contact our Manager of Community Outreach, Erica Acosta, to get started. 
(312) 742-5795 • eacsota@chicagoparksfoundation.org


 

Are you an existing CPF Park Partner looking to renew your annual fiscal sponsorship agreement? Complete your form online!

 

Our Park Partners

Ada
Altgeld
Berger
Bradley
Blackhawk
Buena Park Circle
Burnside
Carver
California
Cedar Playlot
Cochran
Cornell
Chi Che Wang
Cragin
Douglas
Dunbar
Eckhart
Ellis
Eugene Field
Evergreen
Foster

 

Galewood
Garfield
Greater Eastlake Terrace
Gross
Hadiya Pendleton
Indian Boundary
Jackson
Jefferson
Juniper
Ken-Well
Kelly
Lake Shore
Leone Beach
Loyola
Mandrake
Margate
Mariano
Meyering
Midway Plaisance
Mozart
Ogden

Oriole
Palmer Square
Park 571
Park 578
Ping Tom
Revere
Ridge
Senn
South Branch
Smith
Sheil
Stanton
Taylor-Lauridsen
Trebes
Valley Forge
Walsh
Welles
West Chatham
West Ridge Nature Preserve
Wildwood