Donate to the Park

Why Donate?

We are an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) that works in partnership with Park Staff to promote, conserve and support the James River Park System. Your donations help to fund Park improvements, general maintenance, and educational and enrichment programs for all Park visitors.

Your tax-deductible donation supports the improvement, expansion, and access to programs across the James River Park System.

More Ways to Donate

Buy A Park Book

All the proceeds will be donated to Friends of the James River Park to conserve, protect, expand, and enhance this beloved 600-acre park.


When you order a specialized James River Park System license plate from the DMV, we receive $15 from your license plate fees.


You can honor a legacy or mark a special occasion by giving the gift of living native plants – these gifts enhance the Park ecosystem and will live on for generations.


Encouraging your place of business to get involved will further our mission of Park stewardship, and many employers will happily match your contributions.


Amazon is one of the easiest ways to shop, and now you can donate to the Park every time you click “buy”. Simply visit and select Friends of the James River Park as your supported charity.


When donors give us the gift of stocks and marketable securities, we’ll strive to liquidate them immediately, and add them to an investment account that will help us to meet our long-term goals.

Single Sparrow Student – $15

Benefits include window decal and invitation to FOJRP annual donor event.

Salamander Supporter – $30 - $99

Benefits include window decal and invitation to FOJRP annual donor event.

Blue Heron Advocate – $100 - $249

Benefits include window decal and a free annual donor event.

Friend of the Falcon – $250 - $499

Includes a copy of a James River Park coffee table book.

Eagle Champion – $500 - $999

Includes annual membership, a copy of a James River Park coffee table book, and invite to exclusive annual event with Park superintendent and Board of Directors.

James River Park Conservation Society – $1200+

Includes Eagle Champion perks and founding membership in the James River Park Conservation Society.


The Park relies on a very small paid staff. Our volunteers follow our Park Calendar for regular events that allow them to donate thousands of man-hours each year.

Report an Issue Form

To report an emergency please call 911 immediately. Please use this form to report an issue in the Park such as maintenance or trail issues. Thank you.

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