Three Rivers Park District Foundation

Mission Statement

Our mission statement is, "Connecting everyone to the wonders of our parks," with emphasis on everyone, as we support and advocate for special programs in the Park District to help remove barriers to access, and increase park usage particularly by under-represented communities.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Adapted programs served approximately 1300 participants, who developed their skills in paddle sports, mountain biking, cross-country skiing, archery, fishing and more. Explorer Camps served approximately 320 kids, families, and seniors who enjoyed great outdoor programming at neighborhood parks. Overall approximately 20,000 people were served with these Adapted and Explorer programs, and the Parks on the Go van.
Current Goals To increase access to our parks for persons of all abilities and backgrounds. Promote and sustain high-quality nature and outdoors educational programs, services and facilities. Further the development, growth, and excellence of Three Rivers Park District. Enhance public understanding, advocacy, and use of the parks. Actively seek, accept, and manage donated funds and property.
Community or Constituency Served We serve under-represented communities, more specifically tier 1 suburbs, communities of color, low-income households, seniors, youth, and persons with physical or cognitive disabilities.
Geographic Area Served The Minneapolis metro area, with focus on serving first tier cities in suburban Hennepin county.

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Explorer Camps; Adapted Programs:
$28,930
Parks and Trails; Nature Centers; Pathways Internship:
$77,294
Richardson Nature Center including wildlife sculptures:
$16,000
Forests Forever program:
$15,000
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
$108,276
62.1%
Management
$28,509
16.4%
Fundraising
$39,107
22.4%
Unrestricted Net Assets
End of Year:
Beginning of Year:
Difference:
2019
$136,742
$123,346
$13,396
2018
$123,346
$139,004
($15,658)
2017
$139,004
$143,719
($4,715)

Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 10/21/2020

This date is representative of when we completed our initial Accountability Wizard® nonprofit review, and provided the organization with their results. This review is good for three years from the date provided
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Address:
3000 Xenium LN N
Plymouth, MN 55441
Phone: 763-559-9000

General Information

Alternative Name: Three Rivers Foundation, Hennepin Parks Foundation (prior to 2007)
EIN: 41-1579104
Principal Staff: Christopher Boyer
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): .8
Volunteer Opportunities: Yes
Number of Clients: Approximately 20,000 people through camps, adapted programs, and the Parks on the Go van.
Ruling Year: 1987

Board

Board Chair: Carol Schreiber
Number of Board Members: 19
Board Meetings with Quorum: 6
Average Member Attendance: 13.3

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