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National Recreation Foundation, Inc.


Last profile update: 01/23/2018
Last grant data update: 05/17/2018

At A Glance

National Recreation Foundation, Inc.

736 N. Western Ave., Ste. 221

Lake Forest, IL United States 60045-1820

Telephone: (224) 880-6550


Type of Grantmaker

Independent foundation






Supporting organization of Abraham Lincoln Council, American Trauma Society, Appalachian Sustainable, Asphalt Gree, Big Picture Alliance, Boys and Girls Clubs, Boys and Girls Clubs of Peninsula, Chicago Youth Centers, City Wild, Community Prepartory School, Conservancy of SW FL, Durango Nature Studies, Focus: Hope, Good Sports Inc., Greater Newark Conservatory, Gulf of Marine Institute, Illinois State Museum Society, International City/County Management, Irvine Nature Center, James Beckworth Mtn., KERA, Kidpower, Kids at Hope, King Street Youth Center, Lefroy Springs & Co., Lyman Allen Art Center, Mann Center for the Performing Arts, Miller Middle School, Museum of African Art, National Recreation & Park Association, Nature Discovery Museum, Norris Square Neighborhood, Parkland Foundation, Pogasa Springs Park, Portland Museum of Art, Proyecto Pastoral at Delores, Tanglewood 4-H Camp, The Family Center, The PA Horticultural, The Village Foundation, Trust for Public Land, Ujoma Student Development

Purpose and Activities

The foundation is dedicated to enhancing the role of recreation as a positive force in improving the quality of life of youth.