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Donate Now

Since 2007, the Preservation Foundation has encouraged individuals, corporations and foundations to support Forest Preserve projects, programs and places they are passionate about.

Every gift of every size counts. There are many ways you can extend and accelerate the work of the Forest Preserves.

Boardwalk to water through the trees at Rollins

Accelerator Funds

Two Natural Resource Technicians monitoring plants

Annual Fund


Commemorative Gifts


Endowment Fund

Couple sitting on a bench looking out at Lake Michigan from Fort Sheridan Forest Preserve

Gift Planning

Joel Sartore headshot withe green nature background_credit_Ellen_Sartore

Preservation Foundation Gala

Youth participants, led by an environmental educator, scavenging trails for native species.

Project & Program Funds

Natural Resource Technician placing blanding turtle into water.

Sponsor Our Turtles

Derek playing guitar outdoors

Derek Harms Endowed
Fund For Grassy Lake


If you have questions, or would like to discuss your giving options, please contact, Erika Stergos, Preservation Foundation Executive Director at or 847-968-3129.

Preservation Foundation of the Lake County Forest Preserves
1899 West Winchester Road
Libertyville, IL 60048
847-367-6649 fax