Leveraging the Power of City Parks

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

Why City Parks Matter

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The Latest

  • Member Exclusive
    Webinar

    Accessing Transportation Funds for Park and Trail Projects

    Feb 23, 2023Virtual

    The last few years have given us a deeper understanding of the importance of parks, greenspace, and trails for our physical and mental health, as well as our e…

  • Member Exclusive
    Peer to Peer

    Acknowledging Multiple Narratives in Parks

    Jan 26, 2023Virtual

    As beloved oases of nature within cities, urban parks have always served various needs for a diverse array of people, and they hold significance for many reaso…

  • 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…

  • Amplify Your Support for City Park Leaders: Become a Sponsor

    Put your company in front of our network of 12,000+ urban park leaders.

  • Report

    Austin Park Study Tour Report

    City Parks Alliance

    Take a look back at our 2022 park study tour in Austin, TX.

  • 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

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.