Our Organization

Who We Are

Harvard Parks Foundation is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit, raising funds to support the city of Harvard Parks.

We have a board of members, as well as general members who meet every 3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30 pm in the Community Hall room inside our City Hall.

Our Purpose

We are dedicated to preserving and enhancing these green spaces, ensuring they remain accessible, well-maintained, and cherished by our community. Through fundraising, advocacy, and community engagement, we aim to create exceptional park experiences that promote wellness, inspire connection, and cultivate a sense of belonging for all residents.

How You Can Get Involved

We invite you to be a part of our mission by donating your time or financial support. Your generous contribution as a volunteer or donor will enable us to continue making a positive impact in the lives of those we serve. Join us today and help us create a brighter future for our community.

two park departments?

Yes, Harvard has a “Parks & Recreation Department” and a “Harvard Parks Foundation.” While it may seem counterintuitive, both organizations have different purposes, but share a connection. The image to the right explains the key differences.