Through your gifts, you are helping take care of the nature park, advance important water research, and educate current and future generations. You help to ensure a brighter future!

Types of Giving to Consider:

Friends of Phinizy
With your Friends of Phinizy gift, you will receive discounts on events, merchandise and more! See the sidebar for more information.

Swamp Soiree
Become a patron or attend Phinizy’s premier annual fundraiser, hosted each June on the banks of the Savannah River at the home of our gracious host, Lelia Barrett.

Honorariums and Memorials
Honor or remember someone special in your life through a gift that makes a difference.

General Donations
Choose any amount – every donation helps!

Planned Giving
Leave a legacy by helping this work for generations to come. Contact our office today at 706-396-1410 or, and we will set up an appointment. 

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Friends of Phinizy Benefits

Individual / Family Benefits
($35 – $49  / $50 – $99 Annual Donation)

  • Free admission to select park events
  • Discounts on park activities and events
  • 10% discount on merchandise
  • Phinizy Center Calendar
  • Phinizy Center Car Window Decal

Heron Helper Benefits
($100 – $249 Annual Donation)

  • Family Level Benefits Plus:
  • Two tickets to a park event (up to $10 value each)
  • One Phinizy Center t-shirt

Bobcat Booster Benefits
($250 – $499 Annual Donation)

  • Family Level Benefits Plus:
  • Two tickets to a park event (up to $10 value each)
  • Two Phinizy Center t-shirts

Otter Associate Benefits
($500 – $999 Annual Donation)

  • Bobcat Booster Benefits Plus
  • The opportunity to participate in a Phinizy research field exercise

Cypress Society Benefits
($1,000 – $2,499 Annual Donation)

  • Otter Associate Benefits Plus
  • A complimentary one-time rental of any one of the nature park’s rental facilities

River Society Benefits
($2,500+ Annual Donation)

  • Cypress Society Benefits Plus
  • A piece of park furniture will be named after you