ACL Music Festival Grants

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 [...]

Great Grants! Rosewood Park

2017-03-28T11:41:08+00:00 December 10th, 2012|ACL Music Festival Grants, Parks|

The SHADE Project is a local non-profit organization dedicated to the prevention of skin cancer through education, outreach and building shade structures where children play. The group completed its first shade structure at Rosewood Park this year and has plans to complete more in the future. Kids who play at the Rosewood splash pad will [...]

Great Grants! Great Hills Park

2017-03-28T11:43:54+00:00 November 19th, 2012|ACL Music Festival Grants, Parks|

Welcome to our new blog series, “Great Grants!” Every year, the Austin Parks Foundation gives grants of financial support to park-adopter groups in Austin with great park-improvement projects. You can read more about our Park Grants Program here. The Great Hills Park Volunteer Committee spearheaded a wonderful renovation project in Great Hills Park this year. [...]

Zilker Hillside Theatre Working Progressing

2017-04-05T00:15:52+00:00 May 7th, 2010|ACL Music Festival Grants, Parks|

Thanks to volunteers leadership of John Faulk, Zilker Theatre Productions, The City of Austin Parks and Recreation Dept and funding from a number of donors, including, yes, the Austin Parks Foundation's park grants program. the Hillside Theatre is going to be a lot more friendly with better accessible sidewalks and seating areas in front of [...]