The evening at the Emerson Grand Basin, Forest Park Forever announced that it has raised $116.9 million in private gifts toward the organization’s $130 million goal.  This marks Forest Park Forever’s most ambitious fundraising effort in the Park’s history.  Forest Park Forever announced a major multiyear fundraising initiative called forever:  The Campaign for Forest Park’s Future.  With a goal of raising $130 million in private funds, the Forever campaign has to central goals:  Complete $30 million in strategic restoration projects called for in the Forest Park Master Plan and expand Forest Park Forever’s endowment by $100 million, ensuring that the park can be cared for at the level it needs, today and in the coming decades.