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.

  • Agreement

    Partnership Configuration

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    Combined partnership agreements between public agencies and private nonprofits that build, renovate, maintain, the ecosystem of Austin's parks.

  • Technical Tool

    Community PARKnerships guidelines

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department Community PARKnerships guide to naming, on-site dedication, and donor recognition of Austin parks.

  • Plan

    Community PARKnerships Program FY21 Year in Review

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    PARD, in collaboration with over 48 nonprofit partners and community groups, leveraged funds towards improvements and maintenance of parkland

  • Policy

    Partnership Policy Operating Procedures

    Austin Parks and Recreation Department

    Seeks to strengthen partnerships between the City of Austin, private organizations, volunteers, and community groups to provide recreational opportunities effi…

  • Technical Tool

    Community First Toolkit

    High Line Network

    Toolkit to help park organizations address inequities and shape public spaces that bring social, environmental, and economic benefits to communities

  • Technical Tool

    The Hospital Green Space Cost Savings Calculator

    Nature Sacred

    Estimate how much your institution could save costs associated with burnout among hospital staff by establishing a hospital biophilia intervention.

  • Technical Tool

    Inclusive Healthy Places Companion Guide for Park and Recreation Professionals

    Gehl (gehlpeople.com);The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA)

    Offers a comprehensive approach to leverage inclusion and health equity that inform the planning, design, development and evaluation of public spaces.

  • Technical Tool

    Engage Protect Connect

    Engage, Connect, Protect highlights the need to create opportunities to engage with diverse youth as the next generation of environmental stewards through cult…

  • Member Exclusive
    Agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding Between Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Philadelphia Department of Human Services

    Philadelphia Water Department & Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment

    Agreement between Philly Water Dept. and PowerCorpsPHL, an AmeriCorps initiative engages “Opportunity Youth”, advancing their lives through service.

  • Member Exclusive
    Agreement

    Memorandum of Understanding Between Mayor’s Office of Community Empowerment & Philadelphia Department of Human Services

    Philadelphia Water Department & Mayor's Office of Community Empowerment

    MOU builds opportunities for disconnected young people and returning citizens, creating promising futures by tackling environmental challenges.

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