Partnership for Parks
Chicago Parks Foundation + Park Advisory Councils
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 >
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 >
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.
CPF's PAC Fiscal Sponsorship
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.
- 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
Contact our Manager of Community Outreach, Erica Acosta, to get started.
(312) 742-5795 • email@example.com
Are you an existing CPF Park Partner looking to renew your annual fiscal sponsorship agreement? Complete your form online!
Our Park Partners
Buena Park Circle
Chi Che Wang
Greater Eastlake Terrace
West Ridge Nature Preserve