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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Photo courtesy of Ben Brink and Portland Parks & Recreation, Portland, OR.

The Latest

  • Aug 4, 2020

    President Signs the “Great American Outdoors Act,” a Historic Win for City Parks

    Historic investment in our parks and public space fulfills a commitment made decades ago to increase safe access to nature for all Americans.

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  • Jul 10, 2020

    House Appropriations Committee Proposes Highest Funding in Decades for Local Parks

    House Appropriations Committee Proposes Highest Funding in Decades for Local Parks.

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  • Member Exclusive
    Conference

    Park Pride’s 19th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference

    Aug 17, 2020Virtual

    Exclusive Registration Discount for City Parks Alliance Members

  • Member Exclusive
    Webinar

    Workforce Development and Parks

    Jul 29, 2020Recording Available

    Learn how workforce development programs can benefit participants and strengthen communities.

  • Jun 4, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Statement on Racial Equity and Justice

    City Parks Alliance

    We must reexamine and recommit to our values as people, and as institutions, and do better collectively to end racism and seek justice.

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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.

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.