ParkXChange Resource Library

Resources for Urban Park Professionals

This searchable library hosts helpful park resource documents, including cross-sector MOUs, equity action plans, agreements for park maintenance and operations, dog park and concession management, green infrastructure development and maintenance, community benefits, arts and cultural programming and events, as well as other resource guides and technical tools to support park partnerships.

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    Groundwork Hudson Valley – Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application narrative

    In this proposal, Groundwork Hudson Valley seeks support from CDBG to restore public green space on the Saw Mill River and in a park adjacent to the proposed Y…

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    East Bay Regional Park District FEMA Application

    East Bay Regional Park District

    A model application for FEMA funds following 2005 rain storms at the Great House Portal, when the Black Diamond Mines started caving in.

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    East Bay Regional Park District Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Project Subapplication

    East Bay Regional Park District

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    East Bay Regional Park District Pre-Disaster and Flood Mitigation Assist

    East Bay Regional Park District

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    2020 Funding Guide

    GameTime.com: A Playcore Company

    Useful list of funding sources to access resources to plan, build, and program parks and other communities assets.

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    Technical Tool

    Tucson Park Bond Financing Overview

    Outline explaining Tuscon's basic park bond financing obligations for 100 parks and connections to paths and greenways with issuance schedule.

  • Policy

    Using the State Revolving Funds to Build Climate Resilient Communities

    NRDC Water & Climate Team

    Recommendations for water efficiency, green infrastructure, and flood risk policies for State Revolving Funds for climate-resilient communities.

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    Local Parks: A Critical Part of a More Just and Equitable Society

    Park Pride, Atlanta

    Describes Park Pride's equity re-grant program waiving match requirements for Friends of Park groups in low-income Atlanta neighborhoods.

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    Technical Tool

    Grant Application – Western Reserve Land Conservancy to the Clean Ohio Fund

    Western Reserve Land Conservancy

    This is a winning grant application to the Clean Ohio Fund for land acquisition for the Lower Big Creek Project.

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    NRPA Park and Recreation Professionals’ Guide to Fundraising

    NRPA

    This guide outlines the fundraising process for park and recreation agencies to work with business entities, conduct special events and help raise money.

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