The Leadership Grove

GROWING THE NEXT GENERATION OF PARK SUPPORTERS

Help Pittsburgh’s parks grow by joining the Leadership Grove. The Leadership Grove is the next generation of park supporters committed to making sure Pittsburgh’s parks thrive. Whether they are dedicating their time to a volunteer event or raising funds for critical needs, supporters of the Leadership Grove work collectively to ensure Pittsburgh’s parks are vibrant for everyone. Your gift also unlocks fun and engaging opportunities exclusive to the Leadership Grove. Select a giving level below to learn more, and join today. 

A GIFT OF $250 UNLOCKS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • 2024 Glow in the Park Ticket (includes complete access to the event, valued at $150) - you won't want to miss out on the Parks Conservancy's premiere event of the fall season!
  • Guided tour of one of the PPC’s park projects with organization’s CEO
  • Invitation to the Parks Conservancy’s holiday reception with the Board of Directors
  • Invitation to Leadership Grove events such as Full Moon Hikes, Movies on the Emerald Lawn, Parks on Tap Happy Hours, and volunteer outings
  • Discount on Parks Conservancy Gear and Clothing

A GIFT OF $150 UNLOCKS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • Invitation to the Parks Conservancy’s holiday reception with the Board of Directors
  • Invitation to Leadership Grove events such as Full Moon Hikes, Movies on the Emerald Lawn, Parks on Tap Happy Hours, and volunteer outings
  • Discount on Parks Conservancy Gear and Clothing

A GIFT OF $50 UNLOCKS THE FOLLOWING BENEFITS:

  • Invitation to Leadership Grove events such as Full Moon Hikes, Movies on the Emerald Lawn, Parks on Tap Happy Hours, and volunteer outings
  • Discount on Parks Conservancy Gear and Clothing

ADDITIONAL BENEFIT INFORMATION

2024 LEADERSHIP GROVE PROGRAMS + EVENTS 

  • Volunteer Activation: April 2024
    • Help us prepare the parks for the new season with a spring cleaning! Check back soon for more details!
  • Movie Night on the Emerald Lawn at Schenley Plaza: August 2024 
    • Join us and fellow Leadership Grove supporters for a movie under the stars! Bring your family, friends, lawn chairs, blankets, and a picnic for a perfect night out. Check back soon for more details!
  • Glow in the Park (gift of $250 or more): September 2024
    • Glow in the Park is the Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy's premier event of the fall season! When the Leadership Grove supporters make a gift of $250, they will receive a ticket to the 2024 Glow in the Park celebration, where they'll enjoy locally handcrafted bites, signature cocktails, and glowing entertainment — all under the twinkling lights in beautiful Schenley Plaza. Your participation enables the Parks Conservancy to keep our parks vibrant for all.
  • Full Moon Hike: October 2024
    • Enjoy a moonlit stroll led by one of the Parks Conservancy's expert naturalist educators. This relaxing 60-minute hike is designed to connect participants to the cycles in nature and the seasonal phenomena each month brings.
  • Parks on Tap Beer Gardens: Ongoing
    • Throughout the year, the Parks Conservancy will host pop-up beer gardens in various green spaces. Attendees can enjoy craft beer available for purchase, lawn games, and music!

Gifts made between December 2023 and September 2024 will receive all benefits in their designated giving level in that calendar year.

Please note that any gifts to the Leadership Grove made after September 2024 will unlock 2025 supporter benefits

Ready to join the leadership Grove?

Select one of the giving levels above or contact

Alana Wenk, Director of Advancement at awenk@pittsburghparks.org