2014 Webinar Series
Mayors for Parks
Mayors Form Bi-Partisan Coalition to Support
Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Department of Transportation and The North Face
TIGER Discretionary Grants
Deadline: April 28, 2014
The TIGER Grant program provides an opportunity for the DOT to fund infrastructure projects that promise to achieve sustainability objectives.
The Explore Fund
Deadline: May 1, 2014
The Explore Fund aims to inspire and enable the next generation of explorers by ...
- Mayors for Parks Co-Chairs Praise LWCF Funding in President's Budget
Fort Worth & Denver — Betsy Price, the Republican Mayor of Fort Worth, Texas, and Michael B. Hancock, the Democratic Mayor of Denver, Colorado, who are co-chairs of the Mayors ...more >
Lately I’ve been reading about the growing number of for-profit companies offering their service to local governments to manage certain agency functions. Since the 1980s, when outsourcing became popular, local governments hoping to create cost efficiencies have turned over many...
Size Matters, Except When It Doesn’t: Everything You Always Wanted To Know About America’s City Parks Can Be Found In A New ReportBy Adrian Benepe Arlington, VA is going to the dogs and to the seniors who like to stay in shape. Chula Vista, CA is “sick” when it comes to skate parks. And the most heavily visited park in America is...
Each month, City Parks Alliance names one “Frontline Park” as a standout example of urban park excellence, innovation and stewardship from across the country. The program identifies city parks that find innovative ways to meet the unique challenges faced as...
This post continues from last week on the work of New Yorkers for Parks and public private partnerships, gathered through an interview with outgoing Executive Director Holly Leicht. In 2012, NY4P undertook a detailed analysis of the growing number of private park conservancies...