Are there changes you’d like to see in your neighborhood park? If you have a bright idea, we'll provide the funding. Austin Parks Foundation offers grants of up to $50,000 to provide funding for tools, equipment rentals, materials, park furnishings, and professional services. Projects must be pre-approved by the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Department and Austin Parks Foundation in order to qualify for grant funding, but don’t worry we are here to answer your questions and consult on project ideas. We want to help make your park improvement dreams come true! Recent grants ... read full post »
posted on 2/23/2015
Volunteer Registration is Now Open: http://austinparks.org/its-my-park-day.html
Who can volunteer for It's My Park Day?
Individuals, families, friends—everyone is welcome to volunteer. If a volunteer is 15-years-old or under, they must have their parent or guardian accompany ... read full post »
posted on 2/9/2015
Join Austin Park Foundation's Volunteer Manager and Environmental Educator, Bill Stout, and our Programs Director Ladye Anne Wofford for our It's My Park Day First Time Project Leader Meeting on January 29, 2015, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at our office: 507 Calles Street, Ste. 116, Austin, Texas 7... read full post »
posted on 1/23/2015
“Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: ‘What are you doing for others?’”
-Martin Luther King, Jr.
Part of the United We Serve Presidential national call to service initiative, MLK Day of Service is a call for Americans of all walks of life to work ... read full post »
posted on 1/13/2015
It's My Park Day project registration is now closed.
Who can be a project leader?
Anyone can be a project leader! Many of our leaders come from our Adopt-a-Park groups, community service organizations (e.g. Central Texas Mountaineers, Greenbelt Guardians), graduates of our Park Improvemen... read full post »
posted on 1/6/2015