The Mokena Community Park Foundation is a 501(c)3 charitable foundation. Its mission is to raise funds to provide:

     *     Scholarships for Park District or Community Affiliate organizations to underprivileged

            children of the community.

     *     Capital projects

     *     Landscape and beautification projects

     *     Scholarships for local residents attending an accredited college or university to obtain a

            degree in the Parks and Recreation field


Foundation Board of Directors:

President: Dennis Buxbaum

Vice-President: Jeff Apel

Secretary: Dawn Morsovillo

Treasurer: Patti Parli

Board Member: Rachel Bauer

Board Member: Dawn Morsovillo

Board Member: Julie Oost

Ex-officio Member: Greg Vitale

If you would like to contact us, please email


Financial Aid for Park District Programming

The Foundation also offers full or partial assistance for needy families to participate in other Park District programming. (Tuition-based and membership-based programs excluded)

Appplicants must reside within the boundaries of the Mokena Community Park District. Please download the application here. 


Foundation Annual Golf Outing - Wednesday, July 26, 2023

Golf Outing Registration Form