Austin City Limits Music Festival

#ACLRocks Day 1 – The Butler Boardwalk

2017-06-27T11:17:35+00:00 October 2nd, 2015|Austin City Limits Music Festival, Special Projects, Support Our Parks|

Now that we’ve kicked off ACL with our first-ever Party for the Parks, we wanted to do something special for one of our most generous partners. Every day of ACL we’ll tell you why #ACLRocks, and give you some deeper insight into how they’re helping us accomplish our work. We thought we’d start with a [...]

Austin Parks Foundation Announces Grant Recipients: Spring 2015 ACL Music Festival Grants Empower Park Adopters

2017-06-27T11:18:58+00:00 June 30th, 2015|ACL Music Festival Grants, Austin City Limits Music Festival, Parks|

Today, Austin Parks Foundation announced their 2015 ACL Music Festival Grant recipients. Park Adopter groups including Pease Park Conservancy, Friends of Murchison Pool, Austin YSML Sunshine Camps, North Austin Community Garden, Battle Bend Park, and Dove Springs District Park were awarded grants totaling $150,000. Austin Parks Foundation provides these grants as direct financial support to [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2014: Interview with Parks Foundation’s Colin Wallis

2017-06-27T11:36:18+00:00 October 6th, 2014|APF News, Austin City Limits Music Festival|

From the Austin360.com Out & About Blog Interview by Michael Barnes What percentage of the visitors to Zilker Park for the Austin City Limits Music Festival know that the two-weekend bash is co-produced by the Austin Parks Foundation? And how many of those know what the foundation does? Or how it has distributed the more than $10 [...]

Austin City Limits Music Festival’s Impact on Austin Parks

2017-06-29T11:12:18+00:00 September 30th, 2010|Austin City Limits Music Festival, Parks, Volunteer|

2010 marks the fifth year that the Austin Parks Foundation has benefited from ticket sales to the Austin City Limits Music Festival. Since 2006, we have received $2.34 M targeted towards park improvement projects. Among the projects completed or underway are: $400,000 for improvements to Republic Square, including tree care and planting, berm removal, irrigation and grass [...]