What is the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation?
The Cincinnati Recreation Foundation was established in February 1996 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization to aid and improve the quality of life for Cincinnati citizens. This is accomplished by supplementing the services offered by Cincinnati Recreation Commission. This goal is only achieved through the generous donations of countless individuals, businesses, industries and organizations. These tax-deductible donations give the Foundation the chance to have a direct and immediate impact on the City of Cincinnati.
How Do I Make a Donation?
Contributions to the Foundation may be made in several forms such as cash, checks, bequests, stocks and bonds, chattels, equipment, services or real estate. The Foundation is a nonprofit organization according to the laws of the state of Ohio. It is recognized by the US Department of Treasury, Internal Revenue Service as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt public foundation. All contributions to the foundation are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law. Please make checks payable to the Cincinnati Recreation Foundation.
How is it organized?
The Cincinnati Recreation Foundation comprises a volunteer Board of Directors. The Board works hand in hand with Staff and Commission Members to determine the distribution of Foundation funds. Funds are aimed at aiding recreation programs that the city budget cannot support.
How Do We Support the Community?
- Instituting Youth & Teen Programs
- Awarding Youth Scholarships for Memberships and Programs
- Helping Children with Disabilities
- Supporting Senior Citizen Programs
- Purchasing Recreation Equipment
- Encouraging Creative Programming