By giving to the Conservancy, you can support important efforts in every park, parkway and circle in the system. Join us to maintain and restore Buffalo Olmsted Parks now, and for future generations. With your gift today, we will make a lasting difference for the parks you love. View the Conservancy’s Donor Bill of Rights.

Ways to Support Us

Your support allows our team to preserve, protect, restore and maintain our six parks, seven parkways, and eight circles — all 850 acres.

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

Tribute Gifts

Make a Commemorative Gift

A commemorative donation offers you a thoughtful way to not only affirm your values as a Olmsted supporter, but also recognize that these values were shared by the individual being honored. Your tax-deductible gift is an investment in the future of this historic treasure that is Buffalo’s Olmsted parks.

Commemorative Trees, Rose Bushes or Bulbs

Purchase a Tree, Rose Bush or Bulbs

Take the opportunity to mark a life or an occasion by adopting a planted tree, rose bush or bulbs. We will work with you to find the ideal location for your commemorative selection in one of the six parks, seven parkways or eight landscaped circles designed by Frederick Law Olmsted.

Commemorative Benches

Purchase a Bench

A artisan iron and wood bench is a wonderful way to memorialize or honor a loved one. Adopt or purchase a bench for a birthday, anniversary, new baby, graduation – it is the perfect gift for any occasion

For more information on commemorative giving, please contact Jessica Juliano, Development Officer, at or 716.838.1249, ext.22

Other Ways to Give

The generosity of WNY has enabled a legacy that will last for generations. Your support make it possible.

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 Jessica Juliano.

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. View our Corporate Sponsorship Brochure here and/or download the Sponsorship Worksheet.

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 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.


The generosity of WNY has enabled a legacy that will last for generations. Your support make it possible.

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 the WNY 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.