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

The Latest

  • Webinar

    An Introduction to City Parks Alliance’s Equitable Park Funding Hub

    Jan 27, 2021Virtual

    Join us for an introduction to the Hub, including what types of funding sources are included, how to utilize it, and examples of how cities have used these fun…

  • Jan 19, 2021

    City Parks Alliance Urges the Incoming Biden Administration to Revoke the Interior Secretarial Order 3388 and Direct Funding to Cities as Intended

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the outgoing Trump administration continued implementation of its Interior Secretarial Order 3388 making changes to Land and Water Co…

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  • Dec 9, 2020

    Mayors for Parks Letter to President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris

    An open letter to President-elect Joseph Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris requesting $500 million for our nation’s city parks to help during the cu…

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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.

  • Oct 13, 2020

    City Parks Alliance Launches Equitable Park Funding Hub to Help Users Explore More Than 50 Federal, State, and Local Park Funding Strategies

    Support for this work was provided by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

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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.