“the partnership with park pride has been incredible.” Corliss Claire, Adams Park Foundation. When the Adams Park Foundation (a registered Friends of the Park group) began revitalizing their historic greenspace years ago, most areas were covered with overgrowth and invasive plants, obscuring common spaces from view and blocking walkways.
Park Pride’s Executive Director, Michael Halicki, briefly discusses the power of a “park visioning plan,” using Park Pride’s Proctor Creek North Avenue Vision for Green Infrastructure as an example.
Each year, you have the opportunity to attend workshops to learn and build your capacity to serve your community and park.
This year, to celebrate the spirit of play, Park Pride hosted two Play Days in partnership with Atlanta ContactPoint, bringing children and adults into neighborhood greenspaces to enjoy each other’s company, exercise, play games and have FUN!
Boone Park West represents the third park born out of the Proctor Creek North Avenue Study for Green Infrastructure (PNA Study) that will come to fruition.
Park Pride, the only Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, received a $65,000 grant from the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta for general operating support.
SOURCE: Work For Good
Download Printable PDF Atlanta – June 20, 2016 – Park Pride has announced that 15 community groups in Atlanta and DeKalb have received grant awards to fund capital park improvements. To date, Park Pride has awarded over $4.1 million to projects that include new playgrounds, land acquisitions, bridges, improved signage, new trails and exercise equipment, … Continue Reading →