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Advocacy Update: 2018 Bond

2018-04-16T15:45:02+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks|

You might be asking yourself: “What’s going on with the possible bond election I read about last month?” Good news! We’ve got an update. Every five to six years, Austin voters have been asked whether or not they will approve the city to issue general obligation bonds. These bonds fund capital improvement projects in areas [...]

Celebrate Earth Day with APF

2018-04-18T12:33:49+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks, Volunteer|

Earth Day may be on April 22nd, but we are celebrating for the entire month of April with volunteer events and giveback days! Check out the following ways to help APF celebrate Earth Day. Volunteer Opportunities East Williamson Creek: Come out on April 20th from 10AM to 1PM to help maintain the developing trail. RSVP [...]

Project Playback: Native Plants Reintroduced to Barton Springs Pool

2018-03-22T16:53:04+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Parks, Project Playback, Support Our Parks|

Aquatic native plant life helps improve Barton Spring's ecosystem March 22nd marks World Water Day, so we are highlighting projects at Barton Springs Pool, one of our city's favortie swimming holes! The most recent project at this beloved aquatic gem was partially funded by our grants program. Grant Funding in 2016 A 2016 community grant [...]

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 2

2018-02-28T14:28:06+00:00 February 28th, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks|

Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D2 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify Houston [...]

People + Parks: On the Right Path

2018-03-01T10:33:26+00:00 February 27th, 2018|APF News, It's My Park! Day, Park Advocacy, Parks, People + Parks, Support Our Parks, Volunteer|

By Elizabeth McGuire Chuck Foster grew up doing community service alongside his family and was encouraged at an early age to take on leadership positions whenever possible. No matter what. “My mom taught us that regardless of what state you’re in—money or no money—you give back to the community,” he said. That message stuck with [...]

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 1

2018-02-26T21:19:17+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks|

Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D1 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify Meadows [...]

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 9

2018-02-23T18:48:04+00:00 February 23rd, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks|

Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D9 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify Shipe [...]

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 6

2018-02-21T17:00:07+00:00 February 21st, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks|

Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D6 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify [...]

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 10

2018-02-15T10:31:33+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Parks, Support Our Parks|

Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D10 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify [...]