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Other Ways to Give

Your investment is important to helping us fulfill our mission. There are many ways to make a donation to Olmsted Parks Conservancy.

Donate Stock

Giving marketable securities including publicly traded stock, bonds, or mutual funds can be a tax advantaged way to make your generous gift to Olmsted Parks Conservancy.  Appreciated securities, particularly those held longer than one year, may reduce or avoid capital gains obligations and allow you to take a full tax deduction for the fair market value of the stock at time of transfer.

Once the transfer is complete, Olmsted Parks Conservancy will sell the stock and put the proceeds to use supporting maintenance and protection of the parks while giving you the benefits of membership.

We encourage you to talk to your tax or financial advisor to better understand the implications of such a gift on your individual tax situation.

Your broker will require written instructions from you in order to initiate the transfer. Here’s the account information they will need to make the transfer:

Fifth Third Bank Brokerage Services
DTC #0226
Louisville Olmsted Parks Conservancy, Inc.
Tax ID #61-1196368
Account #050173858

Planned Giving

You can help guarantee Olmsted Parks Conservancy’s future for decades to come. Making provisions in your financial or estate plans will help ensure that our Olmsted Parks and Parkways remain the vibrant green jewels of our city for decades to come.

With a simple bequest in your will or a beneficiary designation on an insurance policy or retirement account, you can make a lasting impact. Planned gifts of any size will help us protect the parks for decades to come.

When you let us know that you’ve made provisions in your estate plans you will become a member of the Circles of Leadership, enjoying invitations to special events, personalized tours and all the benefits afforded to our highest level of donors. This is our way to honor forward-looking individuals, like you.

If you have already taken steps to include Olmsted Parks Conservancy in your plans or would like more information, please contact Layla George at 502-456-8125 or

Give more than you ever thought possible by remembering  Olmsted Parks Conservancy in your estate. Thank you.

Corporate giving

There are many ways that corporations can support Olmsted Parks Conservancy: sponsorship of our fundraising and awareness events as well as  directing charitable dollars to specific capital projects in the parks.

To learn more about how we can meet your specific needs while fulfilling your charitable goals, please call Jamey Elliott 502-456-8125 or

Fred Facts
Frederick Law Olmsted’s landscape design for the Chicago World’s Fair of 1893 was a model for Disney’s Experimental Prototype of the Community of Tomorrow (EPCOT).


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