Support Your Olmsted Parks

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

Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy is responsible for the care and restoration of Buffalo’s parks, we rely on private donations to maintain 850 acres. In fact, 60% of the much needed funds comes from your generous donations. Your tax-deductible gift today is an investment in the future of this historic treasure that is Buffalo’s Olmsted parks.

Join/Renew Your Membership

When you become a member of the Buffalo Olmsted Parks Conservancy, you are doing your part to maintain your historic treasure. Membership also comes with great benefits, free boating on Hoyt Lake, discounts to official BOPC guided tours and when you visit your Park Partners, and many more. Every membership level is 100% tax deductible.

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.

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.

Gift a Bench

Gift a Bench

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

Make a Tribute Gift

Make a Tribute Gift

A tribute gift allows you to honor your loved ones and support your favorite Olmsted landscape at the same time.

Commemorative gifts are weather dependent and subject to changes. For latest updates/more information, please contact Maggie Henderson, Donor Relations Coordinator, 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

Make a donation that will have a lasting impact on our Buffalo Olmsted Parks. Consider a planned gift that will ensure our park system is preserved for future generations. To learn more, please contact Catie Stephenson, Development Officer, at (716) 838-1249, ext. 22 or email Catie@bfloparks.org.

Corporate Giving

Corporate Giving

Corporate sponsors are able to direct their charitable dollars to specific capital projects in our parks. In return, the Conservancy provides corporations with marketing exposure and other wonderful benefits.

Event Sponsorship

Event Sponsorship

Throughout the year, the Conservancy hosts events with proceeds devoted to the maintenance and preservation of one of Buffalo’s most treasured cultural assets.

Adopt a Zone/Park Feature

Adopt a Zone/Park Feature

Help the Conservancy care for your favorite park, parkway and/or circle. Our park system has several park features to choose from, and volunteer days at your chosen feature allows everyone in your organization to pitch in — great for fun and team-building.

Volunteer

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

Give Your Time

Volunteers are central to keeping our parks operating at the highest possible standard. Volunteers ensure that we can deliver the cleanest, safest, and most beautiful parks to the city. Volunteers help us accomplish tasks that we could not without them. Volunteers allow us to do more with less!

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.