The Allen Parks Foundation was established in 2002 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation, primarily to:

  • assist the City of Allen and governmental partners, local groups and organizations in enhancing the overall park system and recreational facilities through expanded development of parks and recreational programming;
  • accept land, bequests, rights of way, and other donations to further the mission of the Foundation; and
  • support and improve the recreational opportunities in the park system which enhances the community and the citizens’ quality of life.