Patron of the Parks Foundation
The Patrons of the Parks Foundation was created in 2004 and has an application as an nonprofit entity under IRS Code §501c3. The Foundation was established to provide a vehicle for public and private support of our Harrison County Parks & Recreation system. As a nonpartisan organization, the Foundation operates independent of local, county, and state governments, however, is dedicated to acting in cooperation with community agencies and groups, both public and private, including the Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission in support of building, construction, and acquisition of recreation facilities, construction and acquisition of infrastructure, property, and land, building, property, and land maintenance, fundraising, education, equipment, training and support in areas that are within the recreational objectives of the Foundations.
This corporation is organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes including, for such purposes, the making of distributions to organizations that qualify as exempt organizations under Section 501(c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code, as now enacted or corresponding section in any future federal tax code. To this end, the corporation shall cooperate with community agencies and groups, both public and private, and the Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission to support and develop cooperation between the Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission and community agencies and groups; to assist the Harrison County Parks and Recreation Commission and community agencies and groups in building construction and acquisition, facilities construction and acquisition, infrastructure construction, property and land acquisition, building and facilities maintenance, property and land maintenance, fundraising, education, equipment, training and support in areas that are within the objectives of the corporation, including the transaction of any or all lawful business for which corporations may be incorporated in West Virginia. All funds, whether income or principal, and whether acquired by gift or contribution or otherwise, shall be devoted to said purposes.