Volunteer Park Trust collaborates with the following organizations on events and projects:
The Seattle Department of Parks and Recreation
maintains and manages the park. Volunteer Park Trust works closely with Seattle Parks and Recreation on capital projects, landscaping, and sustainability projects.
The Seattle Department of Neighborhoods
awarded Volunteer Park Trust its first matching grant of $25,000 for the feasibility study of a new amphitheater in Volunteer Park, and subsequent funding to complete the Concept Design, and Schematic Design phases of the project. In 2018 they awarded Volunteer Park Trust a matching grant of $46,000 to complete the new wrought iron fencing around the Volunteer Park Lily Ponds.
Volunteer Park Trust maintains non-profit status under the umbrella organization, Seattle Parks Foundation,
our fiscal agent.
The Friends of the Conservatory
is a non-profit that supports the historic Conservatory at Volunteer Park. The Trust collaborates with the Conservatory on events and park-wide sustainability initiatives.
The Seattle Asian Art Museum
occupies the original, renovated art deco Seattle Art Museum in the park. The Trust collaborates with SAAM on park-wide sustainability initiatives and capital projects.
Friends of Seattle’s Olmsted Parks
works with the Trust to protect and restore the elements of the park’s plantings, structures, and circulation routes that are related to the plan developed by the Olmsted Brothers in 1909.