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Oswegoland Park Foundation

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The Oswegoland Park Foundation is a fundraising organization dedicated to assisting the Oswegoland Park District in providing opportunities for a healthy community.

Your support of the Foundation makes you an integral player in working together for a greener tomorrow.

 

Foundation Donation
Foundation Chair Karen Kelly and Foundation Board Member Sudeb Chatt presenting the Oswegoland Park District with $25,000 for the financial assistance program.

 

From L to R:   Rob Carpenter – LMGC Committee, Karen Clementi, Rachelle Koenig, Karen Kelly, Sudeb Chatt, Aneesh Dhodapkar, Dannielle Wilson – Park Board Commissioner,  and Tom Tripp – LMGC Committee Chair

 

National Association of Park Foundations

Oswegoland Park Foundation Board of Directors:
  • Sudeb Chatt
  • Karen Clementi
  • Aneesh Dhodapkar
  • Scott Gryder
  • Karen Kelly, Chair
  • Rachelle Koenig

How Can You Help?

Make a Financial Contribution: Plant seeds for growth with a tax-deductible personal or corporate contribution to the Oswegoland Park Foundation. You can also make a Qualified Charitable Distribution through your IRA or bequeath land, property, cash, or securities.

MAKE A DONATION TODAY!

Sponsorship/Beautification: Sponsor a Tree Planting or a Bench with dedication in the community or at one of the community parks. We are also open to other sponsorship/beautification ideas from the community.

Get Involved: Participate in one of our exciting fundraising events. Better yet, give the gift of your time by volunteering at one of our events to help the Oswegoland Park Foundation accomplish its goals and missions. Contact us at foundation@oswegolandpd.org  to volunteer.

Golf Classic

2023 Oswegoland Park Foundation
Leon McNair Memorial Golf Classic

foundationDate T.B.D. September 2023
Fox Bend Golf Course

The Oswegoland Park Foundation is proud to host the Leon McNair Memorial Golf Classic, a golf outing honoring the Park District’s beautiful Fox Bend Golf Course and the man who helped make it what it is: “the giver of good through the game of golf,” Leon McNair. Players compete for the ”McNair Cup”, and a special tribute will be given in honor of Leon McNair’s memory: three $1,500 golf scholarships selected by the Leon McNair Memorial Fund.

Leon McNair Scholarship

2022 Oswegoland Park Foundation
Leon McNair Memorial Scholarship

The deadline to apply has passed (May 27, 2022).  We look forward to next year’s 2023 applications!

The Oswegoland Park Foundation annually awards academic scholarships to three students in honor of Leon McNair, a local golf icon with a passion for player development. The Leon McNair Memorial Scholarship’s objective is to grant scholarships of $1,500 to local students who have demonstrated excellence in character and are involved with the sport of golf.  Up to three (3) $1,500 scholarships will be awarded.

Download the 2022 Scholarship Application

Oswego Brew at the Bridge Best Brewery

Oswego Brew at the Bridge

The Oswegoland Park Foundation is proud to support the Oswegoland Park Foundation’s Oswego Brew at the Bridge.  The Foundation sponsors the people’s choice voting and award for best brewery during the event.  An award plaque is given to the brewery with the highest vote total at the end of the event.

Congratulations to the 2022 People’s Choice Award Winner for Best Brewery:  Khaos Brewcade & Kitchen, Plainfield, IL

Learn more about Oswego Brew at the Bridge

Interested in finding out more about the Oswegoland Park Foundation? Contact our Board Chair, Karen Kelly.

The Oswegoland Park Foundation is recognized by the U.S. Department of the Treasury Internal Revenue Service as a tax-exempt public foundation operating for the benefit of the Oswegoland community. Please make checks payable to the Oswegoland Park Foundation and mail to 313 E. Washington Street, Oswego IL 60543.