About us 2018-05-09T17:27:31+00:00

ABOUT US

Our story

We are Great Parks Forever. As the philanthropic partner of Great Parks of Hamilton County, we translate an early conservation promise into everyday experiences and lasting legacies. We are proud to play an active role in the success of Great Parks.
Early investments were made to develop our parks, daily investments are made by park guests, donors, staff and volunteers—everyone is naturally invested. With your support, we work to enhance and preserve the parks for current residents and future generations.
Join us to continue to champion the story of American conservation.

Our story

We are Great Parks Forever. As the philanthropic partner of Great Parks of Hamilton County, we translate an early conservation promise into everyday experiences and lasting legacies. We are proud to play an active role in the success of Great Parks.
Early investments were made to develop our parks, daily investments are made by park guests, donors, staff and volunteers—everyone is naturally invested. With your support, we work to enhance and preserve the parks for current residents and future generations.
Join us in continuing to champion the story of American conservation.

Mission

To inspire a community of Great Parks supporters to steward natural and financial resources for all forever.

Board of directors

  • Mark Angel, PresidentU.S. Bank
  • Andrew Chamberlain, SecretaryKeating, Muething, & Klekamp
  • Scott Keller, TreasurerTruepoint
  • James Wilz, Past PresidentSur-Seal
  • Charlie Howard, Past Vice PresidentMercy Health
  • Kay Bornemann—Civic Volunteer
  • Adrienne Custer—Clarke Power Systems
  • Ann Frederick—Ann’s Five Acre Farm
  • Rahul Gupta—Business and Technology Consultant
  • Jon Hoffheimer—Attorney (retired)
  • Bobbi Strangfeld—The Ohio State University Extension (retired)
  • Jim Williams—Great Parks of Hamilton County (retired)
  • Jeff Yund—STACK Construction Technologies

Memorandum of Understanding

We are the philanthropic partner of Great Parks of Hamilton County. While we are independent organizations, we work closely with
park district staff to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve our shared vision. Refer to our Memorandum of Understanding for
further detail.

VIEW OUR MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

We are the philanthropic partner of Great Parks of Hamilton County. While we are independent organizations, we work closely with
park district staff to identify and prioritize opportunities to achieve our shared vision. Refer to our Memorandum of Understanding for
further detail.

Financial statements & annual reports

Past annual reports and audited financial statements are available. Please contact Alicia Culman at alicia@greatparksforever.org to request a copy.

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We are honored to have the respect and trust of our supporters. Examples of the principles we follow are included in the Donor Bill of Rights and Code of Ethical Standards.

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