Support Our Parks

#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 [...]

First-Ever Party for the Parks

2017-03-24T10:58:53+00:00 September 9th, 2015|APF News, Support Our Parks|

If you haven't heard the news yet, consider this your invitation! We're holding our first-ever Party for the Parks on September 30th at historic Brazos Hall from 5:30-8:30pm. Join us to support Austin's parks and kick off ACL Music Festival! We'll be celebrating in style with live music from Bruce Robison, cocktails by FBR Management, [...]

Closing the Funding GAP

2017-03-28T11:24:55+00:00 May 26th, 2014|APF News, City Budget, Park Advocacy, Support Our Parks|

Great Austin Parks is a coalition of environmental groups that advocates for increases to the Austin Parks and Recreation Department (PARD) budget. Coalition members include: Austin Parks Foundation, The Trail Foundation, Keep Austin Beautiful, TreeFolks, Shoal Creek Conservancy, Pease Park Conservancy, and Austin Metro Trails & Greenways. PARD has been a favorite target for budget cuts [...]

Contribute to the Parks & Libraries fund with your COA Utility Bill

2017-03-28T11:26:10+00:00 April 2nd, 2014|Support Our Parks|

Austinites have the option to contribute to the Parks & Libraries Fund through their city of Austin utility bill stub. You can easily add any dollar amount to your utility bill to make a donation supporting programming in our cherished parks and library system. Donations are considered tax-deductible to the extent that the law allows. [...]

Advocate for Completing the Lady Bird Lake Trail!

2017-04-04T20:55:41+00:00 July 7th, 2010|Park Advocacy, Parks, Support Our Parks|

There is some good news for Trail (@ Lady Bird Lake) users: Completing the Trail with the Riverside Boardwalk is now on the project list for the planned November 2010 bond election.   Please email the Task Force members now at and let them know: It is time to Complete the Trail. The transportation bond package [...]

Thank you Impact Austin

2017-04-04T21:06:37+00:00 June 15th, 2010|Support Our Parks|

Representatives from Impact Austin, led by Rebecca Powers, founder and CEO as well as Hill Country Conservancy, American Youthworks Environmental Corps, the City of Austin Parks and Recreation Dept and even a several groups of hikers, joined us to accept our grant for the Barton Creek Trail Corps project.  We'll officially kick-off the project in [...]