Ways to Support Us

Ohio State Parks Foundation (OSPF) formed in January of 2021. It is a public charity, recognized by the IRS under Internal Revenue code 501(c)(3). Donors can deduct contributions they make to us under IRC Section 170. We are also eligible to receive deductible bequests, devises, transfers or gifts under Section 2055, 2106, or 2522.

Our EIN is #86-2157935.

By Credit Card

Paypal is our merchant service for accepting credit cards. You do not need to have a Paypal account to donate on the next screen.

The Columbus Foundation

The Columbus Foundation accepts donations by check or online. You will need to create an account with the Columbus Foundation to donate online.

Make checks out to Columbus Foundation and reference Ohio State Parks Foundation in the memo field. MAIL TO:
The Columbus Foundation
1234 East Broad Street
Columbus, OH 43205-1453

Planned Giving

An endowment gift can be made easily through a gift annuity or as an estate gift such as a bequest, trust or life insurance policy designation of beneficiary. OSPF is also established to receive gifts of stock and mutual funds which may serve as a good tax benefit to the donor. 

For details, contact Carrie Carmody at The Columbus Foundation, 614-251-4000 or via email at CCarmody@columbusfoundation.org


Do you want to adopt a park, pollinator garden, trail, or other area in an Ohio State Park? If you’re interested in working with a park manager to help beautify or maintain a park, we can help.
A good place to start is with your local friends’ groups.

Friends of Van Buren State Park working on a new trail.

Volunteers that support Ohio State Parks by helping with park maintenance.