About the Foundation

The Cape Girardeau Parks & Recreation Foundation is dedicated to giving time, talent and treasures to the community through recreational endeavors. The Foundation hosts many annual community fundraising events in conjunction with the City’s Parks & Recreation Department. These efforts provide financial support for Department projects and equipment that enhance the community.

Foundation Mission

To Fundraise

The Foundation exists to provide financial support for the City of Cape Girardeau’s Parks & Recreation Department. Financial support is provided for parks and recreation facility improvements, equipment and programs through various fundraisers and sponsorship opportunities.

To provide Special Events

The Foundation hosts annual events for the community and surrounding areas of Cape Girardeau that provide fun and enriching family experiences throughout the year. These events include a variety of opportunities from sports and recreation to community meals.

To create Community Awareness

Through special events, the Foundation promotes topics such as fitness, family, youth sports values, historic districts, memorials and leisure activities for all.

The Foundation needs your support!

Join us in our effort to enhance recreational activities and amenities in YOUR community. Our group is called Friends of the Parks & Recreation Foundation, and we are active in building a community support system for our Parks & Recreation Department through volunteerism and contributions.

Interested in Volunteering?

The Parks & Recreation Foundation offers many events that rely on volunteers. Contact the Foundation at 573-339-6340.

Join the Parks & Recreation Foundation Today!

The Foundation needs your support!

Join us in our effort to enhance recreational activities and amenities in YOUR community. Our group is called Friends of the Parks & Recreation Foundation, and we are active in building a community support system for our Parks & Recreation Department through volunteerism and contributions. Your financial support will help enhance the Parks & Recreation Department with facility improvements, equipment and programs. Your donations and support can be tax deductible. Click the button below to make a donation to the restoration of the Cape Girardeau Cemeteries.


  • Contact Info
  • 410 Kiwanis Drive Cape Girardeau, MO 63701
  • Telephone 573.339.6340
  • Email parks@cityofcape.org
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Citizen Engagement
Parks & Recreation Advisory Board
Golf Course Advisory Board
Parks & Recreation Foundation Board
Tree Advisory Board

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