Support Your Park - New Orleans City Park

Support Your Park


With 1,300 acres of urban forest and 24 miles of walking trails–it’s at the heart of New Orleans and it’s accessible to all–City Park is the people’s Park. Our ability to care for the Park’s historic oaks, beautiful gardens, family-friendly playgrounds, nature trails, cultural and recreational amenities, is dependent on individuals just like you.



Your donation will directly impact the continued beautification and preservation of City Park. All donations are tax deductible.


Enjoy the company of fellow Park lovers while supporting the Conservancy’s work to preserve and maintain City Park.


The annual philanthropic giving circle of City Park Conservancy celebrates donors making annual gifts of $1,000 or more.


Friends of City Park is the Conservancy’s principal membership program. Members enjoy 12 months of fun and savings.


We rely on volunteers like you to help us keep City Park looking great and volunteering is a valuable contribution.


Leaving a gift to City Park through your will or trust is an easy and impactful way to benefit the Park for years to come.


Tributes & Memorials

Mark a special occasion or honor a life with a gift to City Park Conservancy. For your donation, the honoree, or their family, will receive a letter notifying them of your gift. The amount is not disclosed.

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Adopt a Tree

City Park is home to the largest collection of live oak trees in the world. By honoring or memorializing a loved one through our tree program, you will also be helping us care for our urban forest. In recognition of contributions to the fund, you receive:

  • A tree cared for in the Park (Locations for plantings cannot be specified. Wherever you see trees in the Park, you will know that yours are among them.)
  • You or the person you are honoring will receive a customized ecard or mailed certificate as a notification of this special gift.

For more information and to adopt a tree in City Park, contact development@nocp.org.

Adopt a Bench

A bench is a wonderful way to memorialize or honor a loved one, or share as a meaningful gift for a birthday, anniversary, new baby, or graduation. In recognition of contributions to the fund, the Conservancy will install a personalized plaque on a Park bench of the donor’s choosing.

The Park has two styles of benches throughout its 1,300 acres: a concrete Works Progress Administration era bench and a newer steel model. Your donation comes with a 4×8 inch plaque that is mounted at the foot of a bench.

For more information and to adopt a bench in City Park, contact development@nocp.org.

Corporate Giving

Through employee engagement opportunities, event sponsorship, and other programs, businesses can support City Park Conservancy while fostering teamwork and civic leadership. City Conservancy provides customized sponsorship opportunities to give companies the opportunity to enhance their individual marketing, promotional, and philanthropic goals.

Clean Up Krewe Volunteer Day

As a Corporate Partner, you will invest in the sustained health of New Orleans’ economic environment and help to improve the lives of your employees and customers.

Foster team building, community service, and environmental stewardship by spending a half-day volunteering in City Park. Corporate supporters can schedule a Clean Up Krewe volunteer session as a one-day project (with a minimum $5,000 donation). Projects may include mulching trails, litter abatement, graffiti removal, plantings, or removing invasive species. Participating organizations receive recognition in the Conservancy’s annual report and Oak Tree Circle giving program.

Program & Event Sponsorship

Elevate your company’s brand identity and showcase your commitment to the local community by sponsoring programs and events in City Park. For more information, please contact 504-483-9360 or email development@nocp.org.

Workplace Giving

Magnify the power of your support with a matching gift through your employer. Matching Gifts Many companies like Google, Apple, and IBM will also match employee contributions, doubling or even tripling the impact of your gift to City Park! Your HR or payroll department can tell you if your company offers a matching program to 501 (c )(3) qualified non-profits. The City Park Conservancy’s tax ID number is 88-1187560.

  1. DONATE
    Make a donation and be sure to keep your receipt. Many corporate matching programs will give you up to one year after your donation to request a match.
  2. ASK
    Contact your HR department to find out if your company has a matching gift program.
  3. MATCH
    There are two ways to submit the matching request:

1. Request a copy of your company’s matching gift verification form. Fill it out and mail it to us at: City Park Conservancy Attn: Development 1 Palm Drive New Orleans, LA 70124

2. If your company has an Intranet, you may be able to log in and submit your request electronically.

Questions? Email development@nocp.org.

How to Give

There are many ways to donate to support the City Park Conservancy’s work.

Mail Your Gift

To donate by mail, send a check or money order payable to: City Park Conservancy 1 Palm Drive New Orleans, LA 70124

Donate by Phone

To donate by phone or discuss other ways of donating to the City Park Conservancy, please call 504-483-9360. Staff are available Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm.

Donate by Wire Transfer

To transfer funds electronically from your bank account to the City Park Conservancy, complete the Wire Transfer Form.

Donate Stock and Securities

City Park Conservancy welcomes transfers of stock. The total value of the stock upon transfer is tax-deductible and there is no obligation to pay capital gains taxes on the appreciation.

To ensure timely processing and proper recording of your generous gifts, complete the Stock Transfer Form. Please also include any other pertinent information, such as the purpose of the gift, if it is in memory or in honor of an individual or whether you are enclosing a matching gift form from your employer. You may direct this information and any additional questions to:

Casie Duplechain
Chief Philanthropy and Community Engagement Officer
City Park Conservancy 1 Palm Drive, New Orleans, LA 70124
cduplechain@nocp.org | 504-483-9360

Donor Advised Funds

Recommend the Conservancy for a grant from your Donor-Advised Fund and make an impact on City Park.

If you have set aside money in a Donor Advised Fund (DAF) account for charitable donations, make a gift easily and conveniently to the City Park Conservancy through your DAF today.

DAF Direct: If you already have a DAF through an organization that participates in DAF Direct, such as Fidelity Charitable, BNY Mellon, or Schwab Charitable, you can donate directly to support City Park below:

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If your corporation is looking to support the City Park Conservancy through a matching gift or workplace giving campaign, contact the Development office at 504-483-9360 or development@nocp.org.

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Your Donations at Work


Landscaping and Mowing of Our 1,300 Acres

Care for Our Expansive Tree Collection

Park Sanitation, Such As Garbage Collection

Beautification, Annual Plantings, and Mulching

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Due to a special event at the New Orleans Museum of Art (NOMA), on Friday, December 2, the inbound entrance to Lelong Drive into City Park by the NOMA will be closed from 7AM to 7PM, in addition to surrounding streets, including Enrique Alferez Drive and Collins Diboll Circle.  For Celebration in the Oaks entrance impact, click here: Maps & Directions – Celebration in the Oaks.