CVSR Annual Fund

Make an Annual Fund Gift

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad takes great pride on its unique history and mission as the region’s only nonprofit excursion railroad connecting residents and visitors to unparalleled experiences traveling the 26 miles of “golden rail” connecting Greater Cleveland to downtown Akron.  Carrying over 200,000 passengers from across the region and around the world, CVSR is a source of discovery, education and preservation in the historic Cuyahoga Valley.

Support CVSR’s Education Fund

CVSR’s Education Fund supports its Student Explorer series, transforming the train into “moving classrooms” for hands-on instruction to life sciences, geography and history.  Tied to Ohio’s Learning Standards, programming offers a unique learning experience to over 8,000 local youth annually within “America’s largest classroom,” the National Park.  Your support ensures this worthy investment continues to serve as an impactful learning environment and in providing access for districts with financial constraints.

Additional Ways to Support Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad

Corporate Partnerships
Invest in Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad. CVSR takes pride in customizing packages to meet your business objectives and interests, increase your company’s visibility and enhance employee, client and community relations.  For more information, please contact the CVSR Development Office at or 800-468-4070 x 228.

Matching Gifts
Double or triple your gift! Many employers sponsor matching gifts programs and will match any charitable contribution made by their employees. If your company is eligible, request a matching gift form from your employer and send it completed and signed.  We will handle the rest!

Planned Giving & Gifts of Stock
CVSR is grateful for gifts of stock, mutual fund or other securities.  These types of gifts not only help further the mission, but they provide significant tax benefits.  To explore the tax-wise benefits of planned giving, please contact the CVSR Development Office at  or 800-468-4070 x 228.