Desert Recreation Foundation


Desert Recreation Foundation

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Go to the Desert Recreation Foundation Website

Help support our goal to provide recreation to everyone in the Coachella Valley and support our Financial Assistance Program.  Learn more about becoming a sponsor at or call 760-347-3484.Desert Recreation Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization. Tax ID# 91-2143285.

Desert Recreation Foundation works behind the scenes to ensure that all residents in the Coachella Valley have access to quality recreational resources, facilities, parks, and programs that serve today’s needs and those for generations to come.

Operating as an independent 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, The Desert Recreation Foundation:

  • Generate funds through individual gifts, business and corporate, and grants
  • Leads the fundraising efforts to support Desert Recreation Scholarship Fund, which provide financial assistance to families and individuals in the community who may otherwise be unable to participate in recreational activities
  • Assists with the purchase of new park lands through fundraising, donations, legacy gifts and endowments
  • Purchases equipment and other items for the District’s parks and facilities

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How You Can Help

Do you have a special area of philanthropic interest? Perhaps it comes from a childhood experience, such as Gymnastics, Cycling or Equestrian riding. Or you may want to support disadvantaged children in need of safe, after school programs. You can even serve as a benefactor for a new DRD park or facility.

There are a number of ways you can provide financial support through The Desert Recreation Foundation: