We Activate the Power of Parks

Park Pride is the only nonprofit organization working with communities all over Atlanta and DeKalb to improve their parks.


Park Stewardship Academy

Leadership Training

Park Stewardship Academy is an educational and skill-building program for Friends of the Park group members that will support your passion for community and greenspace. Learn More

Friends of the Park

Community Support

It is Park Pride’s mission to engage the community to activate the power of parks, and the formation of a Friends of the Park group is the most effective first step in creating positive and long-lasting changes in a neighborhood park. Learn More

Park Visioning

Park Planning Assistance

Park Pride believes that a great park begins with a strong, community-supported design. Learn More

Volunteer Program

Volunteering in Parks

Every year, Park Pride connects thousands of volunteers to meaningful opportunities to make a positive impact on public parks. Learn More

Grantmaking Program

Funding Capital Projects

From the smallest clean-up project to a full-scale park overhaul, Park Pride’s Grantmaking Program awards funding to community groups seeking to revitalize their neighborhood greenspaces. Learn More

Fiscal Sponsorship

Fundraising Support

The Fiscal Sponsorship Program enables community groups in Atlanta and DeKalb to raise funds for new playgrounds, enhanced landscaping and other park improvements without having to go through the process of securing 501(c)(3) nonprofit tax status. Learn More


Atlanta Community Schoolyards

Increasing Access to Greenspace

The Atlanta Community Schoolyards initiative's goal is to increase access to public land for kids, families, and communities by opening schoolyards in “park deserts” during non-school hours.  Learn More


Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference

Networking for the Greener Good

Our annual Parks and Greenspace Conference is an opportunity for networking and discussing greenspace initiatives with elected officials, community leaders, and park advocates. Learn More

The Big Park Meeting

Networking, Learning, and Fellowship

Part social gathering and part education, this year’s Big Park Meeting will focus on the resilience and adaptability of our parks community. Learn More

Roundtable Series

Discussions for the Greener Good

Park Pride’s Roundtable Series brings together experts and thought leaders—both local and national—to provide context and insight into the current parks and greenspace landscape, and highlight actions that attendees can take to get involved. Learn More