Foundation News & Publications

Foundation News

Happy Spring from Park Foundation!

With this year’s 27th annual edition of the FLEFF underway, and with many exciting events…

Park Foundation Mourns the Loss of Long-Time Trustee

Park Foundation mourns the loss of long-time Trustee Jerome “Jerry” Libin and celebrates his tremendous…

All by April: An Open Letter from Pro-Democracy Philanthropy

We’re calling on our philanthropic peers to join us and make the pledge to move…

Park Foundation Welcomes the New Year with New Additions to its Board and Staff

Park Foundation is pleased to announce new additions to both the Board of Trustees, and…

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New Beginnings at Park Foundation this Spring

We want to formally wish a fond farewell to Linda Willis, our Executive Associate at…

Tompkins Reboot

By Sue Kittel, Senior Program Officer, Park Foundation All six Tompkins County public school districts…


Periodically the Foundation produces publications on its work. The following publications are available:

Mission Related Investing

Improving the Planet and Walking the Talk: Park Foundation’s Engagement with Mission-Related Investing (2014) Park Foundation

Park Foundation - Five Years of Program Related Investments (2015) Roberta Norman

Park Foundation Water Risk Report (2015) Dan Apfel and Jon M. Jensen

Park Foundation - Revised ESG Policy Statement (March 2017)

Park Foundation Portfolio Carbon Footprint  (June 2017)

Park Foundation's Mission Related Investing Journey (2019) Jon M. Jensen

Office Greening

A summary of the Foundation’s Green Plus score and final report (2015)

Special Project Area

Needs and Asset Assessment of Child Nutrition in Tompkins County, Executive Summary (2018) Lisa Horn