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It is crucial to ensure that all communities receive the benefits of parks. City managers and park professionals interested in investing in these results shoul…
- By: Katie Burns
There are a lot of reasons why Thanksgiving weekend will look different this year. Health officials recommend people do not travel or gather in large groups, b…
Vitoria-Gasteiz Green Capital: A Human-Scale City Sustainable Mobility and Urban Green Infrastructure
Reviews the history of Vitoria-Gasteiz and interventions in sustainable mobility and green infrastructure and the objectives, actions, and projects planned for…
Memorandum of Understanding Between Verde Forest Park Conservancy, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District, and Portland Parks & Recreation
An MOU that shows how to build a partnership model to improve restoration practices and achieve equity outcomes that can be replicated by other orgs.
A model application for FEMA funds following 2005 rain storms at the Great House Portal, when the Black Diamond Mines started caving in.
Extreme Weather Mitigation in the Las Cruces Infill District Through Green Stormwater Infrastructure
A report describing how a $1.8 million investment in trees supported by green infrastructure will double the Infill District's shade canopy while also conservi…
Click here for all information on the Summer Series happening June 14-25, 2021!
Process of Partnership Development Between Verde Landscape, Forest Park Conservancy, West Multnomah Soil, Water Conservation District, and Portland Parks and Recreation
Documents the process in which four organizations formed a partnership to establish a model to achieve common and individual goals related to economic and work…
Useful list of funding sources to access resources to plan, build, and program parks and other communities assets.
- By: City Parks Alliance
In a year that brought uncertainty and challenges to our nation’s city parks, Election Day provided some relief. Voters in 11 states across the U.S. approved n…
City Parks Alliance membership is your connection to information and expertise on new urban park and recreation models, practices, and innovative partnerships…
Exclusively for grantmaking foundations, we'll discuss challenges around inclusive development, mitigating gentrification, and catalyzing cross-sector partners…
Are you looking for innovative and productive ways to engage your community with your park? Share ideas with your peers during our next peer-to-peer conversati…
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.
Stormwater Management FundingThe Clean Water Act requires all cities to manage stormwater — rain water that runs off of impervious surfaces and often overwhelm…
Local FundingStable, local public funding is essential for a successful and equitable park system. It is the primary source for critical maintenance, operation…
Conservation FundingParks and green space support public health, workforce development, local economies, the environment, and community cohesion. And yet, hist…