The Nature Foundation of Will County works to create a legacy of giving that supports and celebrates the preservation, conservation, education and recreation priorities of the Forest Preserve District of Will County in perpetuity.
We envision a vital, dynamic and self-sustaining foundation that is committed to cultivating relationships and partnerships within our community that directly benefit the Forest Preserve District's ability to protect our environment and deliver programs and services to its constituents.
The Nature Foundation of Will County provides financial support to the Forest Preserve District of Will County for nature education programs, natural areas restoration work, art and interpretation initiatives, traveling exhibitions, preserve amenities for the public, and administers several grant programs in support of the Forest Preserve's volunteers.
Our Board of Directors & Staff
The Foundation's Board of Directors meets six times a year to conduct business and administer its programs, services and funding. The Board also meets each year to engage in strategic planning and establish the Foundation's goals and priorities for the upcoming year. Board members serve on a variety of committees including Board Development, Finance, and the Fundraising and Projects Committee.
Organizational & Financial Information
Board meetings are open to the public and held virtually, until further notice. To attend, please give us 48 hours notice and email us at email@example.com or call 815.722.2022 so we can send you the meeting information, the link to join the meeting, and the password.
2022 Plan of Work
2021 Plan of Work
2019 Progress Report
990 2020 Tax Year
990 2019 Tax Year
990 2018 Tax Year
Conflict of Interest Policy
Gift Acceptance Policy
Whistle Blower Policy
The Nature Foundation of Will County
17540 W. Laraway Rd.
Joliet, IL 60433
Preserve the moment
Willy's Wilderness is a nature web site for kids (and their parents) developed by the Forest Preserve District of Will County and funded by donations to The Nature Foundation of Will County. The web site features fun topics for kids, crafts, jokes, books, and so much more!