Friends of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Foundation

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Mission
The Friends of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Foundation is a federal 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to supporting a broad base of programs, services, and facilities that enrich the lives of Greensboro and Guilford County residents by strengthening financial and volunteer resources for the City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department. 

The foundation accepts donations of property, money, or securities from individuals, organizations, and corporations. Donations made to the foundation are tax-deductible. Donate online today.

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Foundation Board Members
  • Chairman: Robert “Bob” Douglas III 
  • Vice Chairman: Kevin Green
  • Secretary: Thomas Martin 
  • Treasurer: Rose Marie Ponton
  • Members: John Hagan, Lynn Donovan, James Avent Jr., Roger Bardsley, Terry Christian, Kelly Gaines
  • Non-voting members: Parks and Recreation Department Liaison Haley Wilson, Parks and Recreation Director (vacant)

Contact the Foundation
Phone: 336-373-2559

Address:1001 Fourth St., Greensboro, NC 27405

Foundation News

Parks and Recreation 2018 Fundraising Calendar Now on Sale

Parks Calendar 2018 CoverThe 2018 Friends of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Foundation fundraising calendar is now on sale online or in person from 9 am to 4:45 pm weekdays at the Parks and Recreation headquarters, 1001 Fourth St. The calendar costs $12. An additional $3 for shipping costs will be added to calendars purchased online.

The money raised through sales will provide financial assistance for children to participate in Parks and Recreation programs.

The calendar was created in partnership between the nonprofit foundation and a group of talented professional and amateur photographers. Photographers Christian Ward, Carolyn de Berry, Doug Swanson, Fabio Camara, Lynn Donovan, Scott Muthersbaugh, Jerry Wolford, Rob Landwehrmann, Ed Sink, and Ted Partrick donated beautiful images to be featured each month. 

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Foundation Joins Spencer Love Tennis Center Capital Campaign

Spencer Love campaign logoThe foundation has joined forces with local tennis advocates to support the planned $4 million expansion of the City-owned Spencer Love Tennis Center.

The effort will nearly double the size of the popular complex, enabling it to lure more large tournaments. Once completed, it is expected to bring a projected $17.1 million in sports tourism revenue to Greensboro.

Please visit the Spencer Love Capital Campaign website for more details about this exciting project.