The Friends of Waupaca Parks is a co-sponsored project of the Waupaca County Natural Resources Foundation, Inc., a nonprofit organization exempt from federal tax under section  501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code.  Gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.  No goods or services were provided by the organization in return for the contribution.


Thank you for considering making a tax-deductible donation to the Friends of Waupaca Parks.  Donations can be accepted for general parks project or to one of the following areas.

  • Lakemen Field
    Contributions will go towards updated lighting, player safety upgrades, and sound system.

  • Waupaca Area All-Stars Grant Program
    Fundraising opportunity for area students to participate in Park and Rec programs.

  • River Ridge Trail Fund
    Donated money will go towards repairs and maintenance for our over 30 miles of River Ridge Trail

  • Tree Planting Program
    This program is a unique way to help beautify our parks and offers a chance to plant a tree in memory of someone.  Please send an email to for more information.

  • General Fund Donation
    Donated money will go towards needed repairs and maintenance of all City of Waupaca Park Property

Minimum of $10 please.

If you would like to donate to the Friends of Waupaca Parks by check please send a check to:

Friends of Waupaca Parks

407 School Street

Waupaca, WI 54981


Please make all checks to WCNRF and put where you would like the donation to go in the Memo Line