Forest Park Forever offers a variety of ways to show your support of this great civic treasure.

 

Tributes and Memorials

A tribute gift is a thoughtful way to celebrate a special occasion or remember a loved one. Learn More »

Corporate Giving

Today, Forest Park is undergoing a renaissance that is a model for urban parks throughout the country. With all eyes on Forest Park’s restoration, it is essential that we remain mindful of its ongoing care. Many companies in the St. Louis region have come to recognize Forest Park for its economic impact, ability to attract new people to the area and influence on university recruitment. Forest Park Forever is dedicated to thoughtful, expanded use and to the Park’s long-term viability. To achieve success, it is critical that every aspect of the Park be carefully and methodically maintained. Forest Park must continue to be an extraordinary resource for future generations. Forest Park Forever has created a number of corporate giving opportunities that provide visibility with the local consumer and support for the Park’s future. For more information, contact us at 314.367.7275.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving involves integrating a donor’s charitable gift into his or her overall financial, tax, and estate-planning objectives so as to maximize benefits to both the donor and Forest Park Forever. Learn More » 

Forest Park Forever Endowment

To supplement Annual Friends revenue, in 1999 Forest Park Forever established the Forest Park Trust, an endowment to provide ongoing, reliable maintenance funding for Forest Park. The Board of Forest Park Forever governs this privately held and invested endowment. Forest Park Forever continues to seek funding for this critical aspect of the Park’s long-term preservation. For more information, call 314.367.7275.

Gifts of Stock 

Forest Park Forever welcomes transfers of stock, which should be directed to: 

Lora Downey, CEBS, Vice President
The Commerce Trust Company
8000 Forsyth Blvd. | St. Louis, MO | 63105
314.746.7453|314.746.8723 Fax
lora.downey@commercebank.com
 

DTC #: 2170
Account #: 75-0271-02-5
Fed Tax ID #: (EIN): 43-1427062
Legal Name of Organization: Forest Park Forever, Inc.
 
To ensure timely processing and proper recording of your generous gifts, please also provide our office with your name, current address, name of the stock and the number of shares transferred. Please also include any other pertinent information, such as the purpose of the gift, if it is in memory or in honor of an individual or whether you are enclosing a matching gift form from your employer. You may direct this information and any additional questions to:
           
Alexi Etges
Director of Development, Annual Giving  
Forest Park Forever
5595 Grand Drive in Forest Park | St. Louis, MO | 63112                    
aetges@forestparkforever.org | 314.561.3450  
 
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AmazonSmile

Your everyday purchases on Amazon.com can benefit Forest Park Forever with AmazonSmile. Just visit this link to select Forest Park Forever to receive a charitable donation equaling 0.5% of your total purchase price – at no cost to you! These contributions go on to have a positive impact for Forest Park Forever while your shopping experience stays exactly the same. 

Schnucks Card

You can make a difference by using a Schnucks eScrip Community Card and choosing Forest Park Forever to receive contributions! Here are three easy ways to take part:

  1. Visit Schnucks and request a Schnucks eScrip Community Card.  Activate your card by calling 1.800.931.6258 or visit www.escrip.com/schnucks.jsp
  2. Present your card to the cashier every time you shop at Schnucks.  You can pay for your groceries any way you choose. Simply swiping your card generates contributions from Schnucks to Forest Park Forever.
  3. The more you shop, the higher the contribution.  For every dollar you spend, Schnucks will contribute up to 3% of your purchase amount.