Support Your Olmsted Park System

When you give to the Conservancy, you support important efforts in every park, parkway and circle in the Olmsted Park System. Every year, we raise 60% of our operation budget via donations, memberships, grants and sponsorship.

With your generous gift, we are able to care for Buffalo’s Olmsted landscapes today and for future generations. To view the Conservancy’s Donor Bill of Rights, click here.

Ways to Support Your Olmsted Parks

Your support allows our team preserve, restore, enhance and maintain Buffalo's historic Olmsted Park System.

Make a Donation

At the Conservancy, we care for 850 acres of Buffalo’s Olmsted Park System. Your donation helps fund for over half of our operational budget, and makes it possible for us to meet our mission to proudly steward Olmsted’s legacy in Buffalo.

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Become a PARKner

When you make a donation of $35 and above, you become part of our Olmsted family as a PARKner, and you will receive exclusive access to several Park Perks! Perks include special pricing at some of Buffalo’s favorite businesses and nonprofits, as well as discounts on official park tours, events and merchandise.

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Commemorative Giving Opportunities

Gift a Paver

Gift a Paver

At the Siegel Landing in Delaware Park, you can honor the people and events that matter to you, and support the Conservancy’s efforts, one brick at a time.

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Gift a Tree, Rose Bush or Bulbs

Gift a Tree, Rose Bush or Bulbs

Commemorate a loved one by adopting a planted tree, rose bush or bulbs in your Buffalo Olmsted Park System.

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Gift a Bench

Gift a Bench

Adopt a bench for a birthday, anniversary, new baby, graduation – it is the perfect gift for any occasion!

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Make a Tribute Gift

Make a Tribute Gift

Honor your loved ones and support your favorite Olmsted landscape at the same time.

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Commemorative gifts are weather dependent and subject to changes. For latest updates/more information, please contact Maggie Henderson, Donor Relations Officer, at Maggie@bfloparks.org or (716) 838-1249, ext. 14

Other Ways to Give

Your support will help us care for 850 acres of our nation's first urban park system.

Planned Giving

Planned Giving

Create a lasting impact on Buffalo’s Olmsted landscapes. A planned gift helps to ensure our park system is preserved for future generations. Please contact Catie Stephenson, Director of Development & Communications, at Catie@bfloparks.org or call (716) 838-1249, ext. 22.

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Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

Corporate sponsors can support events, general park maintenance, specific projects, and more. In return, the Conservancy provides corporations with marketing exposure and other exciting benefits.

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Event Sponsorship

Event Sponsorship

Throughout the year, the Conservancy hosts events with proceeds to support maintenance and preservation of Buffalo’s Olmsted Park System.

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Adopt a Zone/Park Feature

Adopt a Zone/Park Feature

Help the Conservancy care for your favorite park, parkway and/or circle. Plus: Plan a volunteer day at your chosen feature to allow everyone in your organization to pitch in — great for team-building!

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Volunteer

From planting trees to administrative support, volunteers play important roles in our daily efforts.

Give Your Time

Volunteers help ensure that our Olmsted Park System is clean, safe and beautiful for park users. From tree-planting to administrative support, there is a wide range of volunteer opportunities available at the Conservancy. Thank you for supporting our daily efforts as a the caretakers and stewards of your Olmsted landscapes.

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We are thankful for the continued support of our community.

A copy of the latest annual report filed with the NYS Charities Bureau may be obtained, upon request, at the office of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc., 84 Parkside Ave., Buffalo, NY 14214 or from the NYS Charities Bureau, 120 Broadway, 3rd Floor, New York, NY 10271. The Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.