Corporate Partner Program

The Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Corporate Partner Program enables corporations and their employees to develop deep and rewarding engagement with Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens – its programs, recreational and educational resources, and environmental/health assets.

Companies choosing partner affiliation with the Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens are making a statement about both their corporate values and quality-of-life and economic value that Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens, a unit of National Capital Parks - East, brings to Ward 7 and to metro Washington DC. A Friends of Kenilworth Corporate Partnership aligns your business with the highly respected National Park Service, steward of our nation’s national parks.

Volunteering at Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens is a great opportunity for community engagement and team building for companies and organizations.
Volunteer Projects
Projects may include removal of exoti, landscaping, equpmentfacility maintenance, and program assistance (view project descriptions). We work closely with park and park partner staff to identify rewarding projects that support park needs.
“Green” Retreat
Round out your day with a full “green” retreat experience: reserve a meeting space for before or after your volunteer project, order from one of our preferredcaterers, have an after party onboard the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad and stay overnight at one of our lodging facilities.
Join us in supporting your national park!
Complete this group volunteer application and contact Director of Volunteer Services Lisa Meranti at   330-657-2364 or lmeranti@forcvnp.org. Please also visit our Corporate Support Web page to learn additional ways your company can support CVNP and the Conservancy.
Companies and organizations that volunteered in Kenilworth Aquatic Garens in fiscal year 2011 include: Academy of Court Reporting and Technology, Akron Beacon Journal, AkzoNobel Paints LLC, Alcoa Wheel & Transportation Products, Bank of America, Cleveland Bridge Builders, Dealer Tire, Deloitte,Dominion, Energizer, Fairmount Minerals, Fox Sports, Junior Leadership Akron, KeyBank, Leadership Akron and alumni, North Face, Selman & Company, SSP Fittings Corporation, Starbucks Coffee Company, Summa Health Care, Swagelok, and Torchbearers and alumni and Quicken Loans Arena.The Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens Corporate Partner Program enables corporations and their employees to develop deep and rewarding engagement with Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens – its programs, recreational and educational resources, and environmental/health assets.   

Corporate Volunteer Projects

Projects may include planting, weeding, pond cleaning, removing of invasives, building decks/walkways, and other projects. We work closely with park and park partner staff to identify rewarding projects that support park needs. 

Join us in supporting your national park! Contact the Tina O'Connell at 202-494-0456 or tina@friendsofkenilworthgardens.org for more information.  

Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities

Corporations can also support Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens through sponsorship opportunities. Companies and organizations that volunteered and/or supported Kenilworth Aquatic Garens in fiscal years 2012-13 include: SRA InternationalProduction Solutions, Jones Day Law Firm  and Bloomberg.

Major Park Celebration -- $5,000
Good Neighbor Day (May), Earth Day (April), and National Public Lands Day (September)
o Coffee, water, and snacks for 200+ volunteers
o Box lunches and drinks

Volunteer gifts
o Certificates of service
o Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens t-shirts with your company logo for your volunteers

Monthly Service Days – $2,500
  o Coffee, water, and snacks for 75 volunteers
o Box lunches and drinks

Volunteer gifts
o Certificates of service

Company Benefits
Employee participation in park service days along side community volunteers
Speaking opportunity at the opening of each service day and during major event programs
Distribution of company brochures to community volunteers and park visitors
Use of Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens logo for your website
Company logo and listing as a partner on the Friends of Kenilworth Aquatic Gardens website
Certificate of gratitude for service to Kenilworth Park and Aquatic Gardens