Endowments

The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust has several small endowments hosted by the Greater Lowell Community Foundation:

LP&CT logoDonate to LP&CT Endowment Fund

The Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust Endowment Fund provides annual discretionary operating support for all of our projects.  Donate to this fund and your gift will become a true legacy, ensuring our sustainability and the protection of our properties for future generations.

Donate to Hawk Valley Farm CR Fund

Hawk Valley Farm‘s history dates back to the 1660’s.  This property is protected through a conservation restriction (CR).  By donating to the Hawk Valley Farm CR Fund, you will be helping to protect this property in perpuity, as we have promised to do.  This requires annual monitoring to protect against encroachment and ensure public access.  Free community programming provides opportunities for wildlife tracking, property tours, and field trips for local schools.

Kittredge Park, painting by Mark Romanowsky

Donate to Kittredge Park Fund

The Kittredge Park Endowment Fund provides modest seasonal care for the planting beds in Kittredge Park.  The City of Lowell provides basic maintenance of the park. Kittredge Park is a green oasis at one of Lowell’s busiest intersections, in Belvidere neighborhood, once known as Washington Square.

Coburn Park

Coburn Park

Donate to Coburn Park Endowment

The Alfred H. and Kathryn E. Coburn Endowment was initially established by Alfred H. Coburn, to provide annual income to help care for landscaping and other needs at Coburn Park, above and beyond basic city maintenance. Additional donations to this fund would enable us to respond to new or urgent needs at the park. Help us carry forward Mr. Coburn’s legacy so that future generations can enjoy the park and learn about the area’s history.

Jollene Dubner Park

Jollene Dubner Park

Donate to Dubner Park

The Jollene Dubner Park Maintenance Fund provides care for Jollene Dubner Park, above and beyond basic city maintenance. Jollene Dubner Park offers one of the most scenic river views in the city. This quarter-acre park, built in 2000, provided the first public access to the Concord River in Lowell.