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Upcoming Grants Workshops

2017-06-27T11:25:50+00:00 February 23rd, 2015|ACL Music Festival Grants, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Education|

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 [...]

MLK Day of Service 2015

2017-06-27T11:29:16+00:00 January 13th, 2015|Volunteer|

“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 together and make an impact in your community. We’d love [...]

Just Announced: 2014 Fall Grant Recipients

2017-06-27T11:30:53+00:00 December 16th, 2014|ACL Music Festival Grants, Austin City Limits Music Festival|

Today we are excited to announce we have designated more than $140,000 in grant funding as part of our annual fall cycle improving seven local parks as part of our Parks Grants Program. The fall 2014 Park Grants Program recipients include: The Windsor Park Neighborhood Association, who will use their $12,500 grant to install three [...]

King & Country Food Co. is Now Open in Wooldridge Square

2017-03-28T11:07:09+00:00 December 11th, 2014|Parks, Special Projects|

We are happy to announce the newest addition to Wooldridge Square is the King & Country Food Co. airstream trailer. Wooldridge Square is one of Austin’s four original downtown parks and is located next to Travis County Courthouse and the Austin History Center at 900 Guadalupe St. Austinite and King & Country owner, Brett Moore, [...]

Zero Waste Success

2017-03-28T11:16:05+00:00 November 5th, 2014|Special Projects|

The numbers are in! On September 27, National Public Lands Day volunteers and project leaders gathered after a morning of park projects in Rosewood Park to celebrate with food, drinks and live music. To further this event's commitment to the environment, APF and Texas Conservation Corps teamed up with Ecology Action and the East Side Compost Pedallers to make [...]

Upcoming Trail Workshops

2017-06-27T11:33:34+00:00 October 30th, 2014|Education, PIES Workshops|

Our Park Improvement Education Series, or P.I.E.S., is a series of eight free workshops made possible by Chipotle Mexican Grill. Topics include mulching and root collar clearing, water design, and habitat restoration. This November 8 and 15 we will conclude our 2014 P.I.E.S. with two back-to-back weekend Trail Education and Stewardship Training workshops. Members of [...]