Leveraging the Power of City Parks

City Parks Alliance is the only independent, nationwide membership organization solely dedicated to urban parks.

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  • Report

    A Smart Investment for America’s Health, Economy, and Environment

    City Parks Alliance

    This report highlights the physical, mental, and environmental benefits that city parks provide and demonstrates how funds from the LWCF’s Outdoor Recreation L…

  • Webinar

    Designing Park Projects That Improve Community Health

    Apr 28, 2022Virtual

    Parks are critical community assets in supporting both physical and mental health. Formal studies and anecdotal evidence point to the importance of parks, trai…

  • Nov 5, 2021

    City Parks Alliance Commends Congress and the Administration on the Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

    City Parks Alliance strongly supports the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act for the wide-ranging benefits that they will provide to America’s cities and t…

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  • Report

    Investing in Equitable Urban Park Systems: Case Studies & Recommendations

    City Parks Alliance

    Learn from seven cities that are leading the way with data-driven approaches to guide park investments, engage communities, and build better parks for all.

  • Explore the Equitable Park Funding Hub

    The Equitable Park Funding Hub provides easy access to information on a variety of funding sources relevant for parks and recreation in low-income communities …

City Parks Alliance Membership Network

City Parks Alliance members make up a dynamic network of urban park and recreation leaders, city planning and design professionals, public officials, advocates, funders, and innovators from all sectors.

Meet Our Champions for City Parks

Corporate Council

The Corporate Council provides leadership and strategic guidance to strengthen city parks nationwide and support public and private investment in city parks and green spaces.

Funders Learning Network

The Funders Learning Network is a national network of funders with a specific focus on the potential of parks, recreation, and green space in cities.

Research Partners

Together with economists, engineers, public policy experts, advocates, and practitioners, we are delivering practical solutions that address critical emerging issues in cities.