Three Rivers Park District Foundation

Mission Statement

Our mission statement is, "Connecting everyone to the wonders of our parks." With an emphasis on "everyone," as the work we do supports special programs in the Park District to help remove barriers to participation. Currently our priorities are to help fund Explorer Camps for kids from under-represented communities, and Adapted programs for persons with disabilities.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments Explorer Camps served approximately 500 under-represented youth in 19 camps taking place in local communities. Parks on the Go van served approximately 18,000 people throughout the community in 220 events.
Current Goals Help promote and sustain high-quality 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 populations, specifically communities of color, low-income households, seniors, youth, and persons with disabilities.
Geographic Area Served We serve the Minneapolis metro area, focusing specifically on suburban Hennepin County, with most efforts aimed at serving the first tier cities.

Reports & Finances

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Major Program Expenses
Explorer Camps:
Reforestration Project:
Misc Gifts to Outdoor Education, Recreation, Natural Resource Management:
3 Year Average Expenses
Program Services
Unrestricted Net Assets
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Beginning of Year:

Notes from the Council

Organization Last Reviewed on 09/25/2017

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3000 Xenium Lane North
Plymouth, MN 55441
Phone: 763-559-9000

General Information

Alternative Name: Hennepin Parks Foundation (this was the name prior to 2007)
EIN: 41-1579104
Principal Staff: Christopher Boyer
Number of Full-Time Equivalents (FTE): .6
Number of Volunteers: 30
Number of Clients: Approximately 18,500 people through the Parks on the Go van, and Explorer Camps for youth.
Ruling Year: 1987


Board Chair: Carol Schreiber
Number of Board Members: 13
Board Meetings with Quorum: 5
Average Member Attendance: 8.3

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