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Donate to Parks Foundation

Help make a difference in your community today. Your contribution, regardless of size, will help us support parks and programs for people of all ages, backgrounds, and socio-economic incomes.

You can either make a general donation, or you can donate to a designated fund to support a specific program.


Miami-Dade Parks Bench Dedication Program

Benches are a great way to celebrate a special occasion or a loved one. Your donation also helps support parks Countywide.

Find a bench dedication option that's perfect for your occasion.

Application process

Park bench dedication applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis. Installation of bench and plaque or plaque only will be executed twice per year. Applications placed by December 31 will be installed in March and April. Applications placed by June 30 will be installed in August and September.

Before you complete the Bench Dedication Program Application, call 305-755-5455 about your donation. Applications are reviewed for appropriateness and are subject to approval. Read the Bench Dedication Program Policy and Procedures before signing the application.

Bench Dedication Program Application

  • Community Park Bench Dedication

    Community parks are the heart of a neighborhood and the place where lifelong memories are made. Dedicate a bench at one of the selected Community Park sites, visit the park often and relive your fondest memories. Once you have selected your favorite Community Park (see list to the right), you can purchase a new bench with a personalized plaque or add a personalized plaque to an existing bench.

  • Heritage Park Bench Dedication

    With seven specially designated Heritage Parks to choose from, your dedicated bench will be admired by the thousands of residents and visitors who explore and enjoy these parks every day. Once you have selected a Heritage Park, you can purchase a new bench with personalized plaque or add a personalized plaque to an existing bench.

  • Speciality Park Bench Dedication

    This is for the "extra" special person or milestone you want to commemorate. Choose from Amelia Earhart Park or The Women's Park. Once you have made your selection, you can purchase a new bench with personalized plaque or add a personalized plaque to an existing bench.

    Pricing

    Choose between two types of benches:

    • Dumor IPE Bench: $2,000
    • Green Slatted Metal Bench: $1,600

    Plaques are installed on an existing bench in your selected park.

    • Plaque: $350
  • Disclaimers

    All contributions to the Parks Foundation of Miami-Dade are tax deductible, as allowed by law and are tax-exempt as allowed by law according to I.R.S. regulations. The Parks Foundation has complied with registration requirements of Chapter 496, Florida Statutes, the Solicitation of Contributions Act. A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free 1-800-435-7352 within the state of Florida. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval or recommendation by the state.

    A copy of the official registration and financial information may be obtained from the division of consumer services by calling toll-free within the state. 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) or www.floridaconsumerhelp.com. Registration does not imply endorsement, approval, or recommendation by the state.
    --Florida Registration CH17955

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