2014 Webinar Series
How to Develop Public-Private Partnerships
November 12, 2014 at 3:00 PM EST
Mayors for Parks
Mayors Form Bi-Partisan Coalition to Support
Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Indy Urban Acres Indianapolis, IN
Located in a densely populated neighborhood adjacent to Interstate 70, this 8-acre space used to be a staging ground for road construction work. Find out how the Indianapolis Parks Foundation and its partners turned the undeveloped land into a unique community asset.more >
- Levitt AMP [Your City] Grant Awards
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October 15, 2014
Levitt Pavilions has announced a new matching grant opportunity serving small and mid-sized cities across the country. 10 grantees will be awarded up to $25K each in matching funds to produce their own Levitt AMP [Your City] Music Series---an outdoor, free concert series featuring ...
- Interior Secretary Jewell Joins with CPA Mayors for Parks Coalition Members to Celebrate 50th Year of Land and Water Conservation Fund
On July 8, Mayors for Parks co-chair Mayor Betsy Price (Fort Worth, TX) joined Interior Secretary Jewell as she announced $43 million in funding from the Land and Water Conservation ...more >
- CPA Praises Mayors for Passage of New Resolution for the Land and Water Conservation Fund
Dallas, TX – On June 23, the U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM) approved a new resolution that supports reauthorization and full funding of the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). ...more >
Earlier this month, Memphis opened “RiverFit”, a pop-up fitness area and trail along the Mississippi River bank. The project’s public and private-sector partners hope the temporary installation will catalyze health-focused park efforts in Memphis, a city routinely counted among the...
In the spirit of City Parks Alliance’s upcoming webinar, Stormwater Management: Partnerships and Best Practices, today’s focus on green infrastructure takes us to Wentzville, Missouri, where The Dry Branch Watershed: Clear Stormwater and Green Parks Project is underway. While the...
A few months ago, Mayor de Blasio and the New York City Council passed a budget that adds $15.5 million to the Parks Department budget. The money, for the most part, is targeted to small neighborhood parks for maintenance and...
By Julie Waterman Today the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) celebrates its 50th anniversary. Not all Americans are familiar with LWCF, but they are probably familiar with parks, playgrounds, swimming pools, urban wildlife refuges, trails and open space that...