2014 Webinar Series
Mayors for Parks
Mayors Form Bi-Partisan Coalition to Support
Land and Water Conservation Fund
- Tony Hawk Foundation
Deadline: June 18, 2014
The Tony Hawk Foundation seeks to promote the development of high quality, public skateparks in low-income areas throughout the United States. Grants of up to $25,000 will be awarded to projects in qualifying areas that can demonstrate strong community and grassroots ...
- 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 >
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...
Each month, City Parks Alliance recognizes a “Frontline Park” to promote and highlight inspiring examples of urban park excellence, innovation, and stewardship across the country. The program also seeks to highlight examples of the challenges facing our cities’ parks as...
Executive Director Holly Leicht’s last day with New Yorkers for Parks was January 10. She has been appointed by U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Shaun Donovan to serve as Regional Administrator of HUD Region II, which comprises New...
By Matthew Shulman How do urbanites use public playgrounds? Do they use them every day? Who uses them? How are they maintained? Is collecting this information even possible? These were some of the many questions posed when a team of...