New Leaf Community Market Envirotokens
Bring a reusable grocery bag to a New Leaf Community Market in downtown Santa Cruz and receive a 10-cent Envirotoken. You can donate the token to one of several local nonprofits chosen by New Leaf staff. Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks is on the list!
If you shop on Amazon you can name Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks as a beneficiary for 0.5 percent of your shopping total, at no cost to you. Simply shop on smile.amazon.com. Pick Friends as the nonprofit you want to support. To use Amazon Smile, simply use this secure URL.
Pennies for Parks
Whenever you shop at one of our ParkStores, you can roundup your purchase to the next dollar to support Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks. You’d be amazed how quickly these modest Pennies for Parks gifts add up! ParkStore locations include Natural Bridges, New Brighton, Santa Cruz Mission, Seacliff and Wilder Ranch.
Community Foundation Santa Cruz County
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks works in close partnership with the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County to provide Planned Giving Services for individuals and families wishing to leave a legacy to local state parks and beaches. The Community Foundation currently administers three Endowed Funds established by our donors. In addition, they provide technical expertise to donors to help include Friends in their wills and trusts, make gifts of stock, establish a Charitable Gift Annuity or designate Friends as the beneficiary of other investment tools. Also, these services from the Community Foundation are free.
Please explore our Planned Giving page for more information. You may also donate directly to our primary endowed fund, the Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks Designated Fund at the Community Foundation Santa Cruz County, at any time.
Friends of Santa Cruz State Parks is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization (tax-ID #51-0183410).