Blog

  • Aug 13, 2019

    How Cities Like Birmingham, Alabama, Are Unlocking New Funding for Parks and Green Space

    Matthew Eldridge, Urban Institute

    Article from Urban Institute on how connecting parks to social benefits can generate new support and funding.

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  • Jul 12, 2019

    Introducing the New Cityparksalliance.org

    Emma Ruehl, City Parks Alliance

    Welcome to the new City Parks Alliance website, a reimagining of our digital presence that brings our mission to the forefront and better serves our members.

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  • Mar 26, 2019

    Federal Investment In Parks Yields Big Results for Cities

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks AllianceMichael B. Hancock, City of Denver

    Column from Denver Mayor Michael B. Hancock and City Parks Alliance Executive Director Catherine Nagel on the Land & Water Conservation Fund.

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  • Jan 4, 2019

    The Power of a Neighborhood Park

    Nelson Beckford

    Nelson Beckford of The Cleveland Foundation discusses his lifetime admiration for neighborhood parks and how they benefit the communities they serve.

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  • Oct 15, 2018

    A Crucial Funding Stream for Urban Parks

    Catherine Nagel, City Parks Alliance

    A federal grant program that helps diverse, underserved neighborhoods should be preserved -- and expanded.

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  • Aug 28, 2018

    Rose Kennedy Greenway’s New Business Partner

    Kathy Blaha

    Explore the history of Boston's Rose Kennedy Greenway funding challenges and how the park system won committed annual funding from the city.

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