OPRF provides financial and volunteer resources and advocates for recreation programs and parks in Oakland. OPRF is a registered non-profit accepting unrestricted gifts, donations to Youth Scholarship Fund or specific recreation centers, as well as other specialized gifts.

We support the following funds:

  1. Anne Woodell Memorial Swim Fund: Provide funding for the Oakland Swim Initiative so that every child in Oakland can learn to swim by 5th grade.
  2. Barry Weiss Memorial Scholarship Fund: Provide scholarships for underserved kids in Oakland to attend programs and camps offered at the City's recreation centers.
  3. Hap Smith Memorial Scholarship Fund: Support the work that the Foundation does to support all of Oakland’s parks and recreation centers.
  4. Mosswood Recreation Center: Provide funding for recovery efforts after a major fire at the recreation center.