The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy was founded in December 1996 by a group of citizens concerned with the deteriorating conditions of Pittsburgh's historic city parks — places they knew would matter long into the future. To date, the Parks Conservancy has raised over $126 million for parks and has completed 22 major improvement projects. Currently active in 22 of the city's 165 parks, the Parks Conservancy has expanded into community and neighborhood parks throughout Pittsburgh. Today, the Parks Conservancy continues to carry on the mission and vision thanks to your help.


What do you get for the person who has everything?

We've got great gifts for the special people in your life that also benefit your parks. Make a gift and we will send an e-card to the recipient. E-cards will be sent one business day after the gift is made. 


Gift Options

Show Your Parks Pride 

Support our parks with cozy Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy merch!

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Donate to plant trees 

Donate to have staff and volunteers plant trees in our parks! Choose from Restoration, Commemorative, and Ceremony trees. These trees provide habitat and benefits such as carbon capture, stormwater management and shade. 

The last date to order a tree that will be planted in Spring 2020 is Friday, March 20, 2020. All trees donated past this date will be held for the Fall planting in November.

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Give a Gift to Your Parks 

Invest in the parks that you love with a gift to the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy. 

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The Perennial Fund

Donate $50, and we'll plant 25 perennial flower bulbs in one of Pittsburgh's parks. Perennials return for decades, and are a colorful welcome to spring.

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Schenley Plaza brick

Create a lasting park legacy for a loved one while supporting important free public programming. Your 6- by 12-inch brick will be placed in Schenley Plaza with a personalized inscription.

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Frick Environmental Center butterfly

Dedicate a butterfly at the Frick Environmental Center. Sealed in a round crystal-clear acrylic bubble, your butterfly image will create a permanent art display. Choose from one of the five butterfly images: Painted lady, Regal fritillary, Red spotted purple admiral, Common buckeye, Eastern tiger swallowtail.

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