Funding and Donations

Funds for development of the Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County (VMPJC) come entirely from donations.  Approximately $200,000 in donations is needed to complete the park.

  • Cash:  donations at any level
  • Construction materials:  to be used in construction
  • Equipment usage: Use of construction equipment
  • Volunteers:  Donation of time in direct support of construction.
  • In kind: Donation of other expertise or supplies in support of park development

Specifically, there are several permanent features in the park that can be “purchased” through a donation toward that feature.  A detailed description of each is shown on the DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION page.  These include.

  • Engraved brick pavers:   Available in two sizes:  4” x 8” ($100) and 8” x 8” ($200).
  • Park Benches:  Available in one size: 4’ wide ($3,500 donation).
  • Honor Wall: Estimated cost is $30,000. Donations can be made in any amount. With a minimum donation of $5,000, the donor name will be noted on the monument
  • Armed Forces monuments (5):  Estimated cost is $15,000 for each monument. Donations can be made in any amount.  With a minimum donation of $5,000, the donor name will be noted on the monument
  • POW/MIA monument is the same design as the service monuments and will be located along with the service monuments.  Donation information is the same as the service monuments.
  • Statue:  Estimated cost is $25,000.  Donations can be made in any amount. With a minimum donation of $5,000, the donor name will be noted on the monument
  • Other: donations toward other specific features can also be made (i.e. flagpoles, park sign, pavilion, kiosks, etc.).  Donation value varies with the feature.  Donor information will be included on a small plaque near the feature.

Donations in cash, materials, equipment and in-kind services can qualify for one of the following levels.

  • Platinum: $5,000+
  • Gold: $2,000+
  • Silver: $1,000+
  • Bronze: $500+

Donors for each level will have their names on a Donors Plaque displayed at the entrance to the park.

All donations are tax deductible. Checks can be made payable to:

“Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County”

and mailed to:

Veterans Memorial Park of Jackson County, 1616 Heroes Dr. Scottsboro, AL 35768

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