Springbrook Nature Center Foundation

The Springbrook Nature Center Foundation (SNCF) is a non-profit 501C(3) tax exempt organization, dedicated to enhancing and serving the Springbrook Nature Center.   The SNCF works collaboratively with the City of Fridley and the Nature Center Staff to advise, fund raise and do projects.   

The Foundation Board of Directors (Board) is composed of adult members of the community who are passionate about preserving the natural environment and educating people, especially children, about the natural environment. The SNCF, governed by the Board, follows Bylaws and Policies it has established. The Board is a working Board who greatly enjoys the camaraderie of common passions. The Foundation has no employees. The following statements guide the Board’s work.

The mission of the Springbrook Nature Center Foundation (SNCF) is to:
Provide guidance and improvements that will help fulfill the Mission of the Springbrook Nature Center.

 The SNCF will strive for:

  1. Integrity, honesty, and excellence in all matters
  2. Inclusiveness of all people without regard for race, gender, sexual orientation, social-economic status, age or disability
  3. Great hope in the future through expressed dreams and applied innovation
  4. Full partnership with the SNC personnel, Fridley Parks and Recreation Department, and Fridley City Leaders
  5. Commitment to the SNC Mission by all SNCF members

To Make a Donation

Click on the donate button.  You will be redirected to the Springbrook Foundation PayPal.  By clicking on the button, please be aware you will be making a donation to the Springbrook Nature Center Foundation, not Springbrook Nature Center or the City of Fridley.

Paver Recognition

If you are interested in purchasing a recognition paver, complete an interest form online or send an email with the following information to Springbrook Nature Center Manager, Tara Rogness.Paver Example

Donor Name, Address, Phone #, and Email Address

Paver Size

  • Small $125  5.5" x 8.25"  Up to 4 lines, 14 characters per line
  • Medium $225  5.5" x 11"  Up to 4 lines, 20 characters per line
  • Large $400  8.25" x 11"  Up to 6 lines, 20 characters per line
  • Tribute $1,000  13.75" x 13.75",  Up to 6 lines, 20 characters per line

Payment should be mailed to or dropped off at Springbrook Nature Center, 100 85th Ave NE, Fridley MN 55432.