Invest in Vermont and the natural areas so many people treasure.
Thanks to the generosity of Vermonters and visitors alike, VPF can continue to foster lifelong connections to nature.
There's so much to treasure about Vermont’s state parks.
To continue Vermont’s tradition of support for conservation, recreation, public health, and natural beauty, Vermont Parks Forever collaborates with Vermont residents, park visitors, businesses, community organizations, and state government to improve the parks for the benefit of residents and visitors alike.
Monthly gifts are a great way to increase your support and sustain VPF throughout the year!
Ways to Give
Join us in strengthening nature education, increasing park access, and caring for the state parks. Learn how to donate in a way that's most meaningful to you by giving online or by check.
Checks made out to Vermont Parks Forever are mailable to:
P.O. Box 815
Montpelier, VT 05601
Join our Business Partnership Program
When your business joins our partnership program, you get park passes to share with employees and your organization joins a growing group dedicated to protecting Vermont’s state parks.
Make a One-Time Gift
Your contribution today will make an immediate impact on our programs, operations, and mission to inspire stewardship through education, access, and equity.
As a monthly donor, you'll provide a steady source of support that allows us to plan ahead and make the biggest impact possible; and you'll have the satisfaction of knowing that your generosity is making a difference every single day.
Honor a Loved One
Honor a loved one with your gift to VPF, and we’ll send a personalized thank you card acknowledgment and VPF sticker their way in addition to our thanks to you.
Planned Giving provides an opportunity for you to make a significant impact on Vermont’s state parks during your lifetime or as part of estate planning. Contact us if you would like to discuss this thoughtful means of supporting the state parks.
Stocks and Securities
Stocks and Securities can be gifted via a simple transfer request with your broker.
A gift from your IRA or other retirement account may be handled directly online with your fund administrator, and if you are over 70 ½, it will save you from paying income tax on that amount.
The support of generous park enthusiasts impacts:
free state park visits in 2023 to Vermonters who are underrepresented in the outdoors.
years of paid internships focused on public service, stewardship, and equity in the parks.
annual Groton State Forest visitors through a new, innovative, and free nature center.
businesses inspired to generously support of VPF’s mission and community.
Show your support for our Pints for Parks project with a Whetstone Beer Co shirt. A portion of your sale will be donated to Vermont Parks Forever.
Buy a Skida Elmore print brim hat or sun tour. A portion of your sale will be donated to Vermont Parks Forever.
Check out Planet Pack, the ultimate pack for litter pickup. A portion of your sale will be donated to Vermont Parks Forever.