About Austin Parks Foundation
 

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27 Years of People + Parks

Since 1992, Austin Parks Foundation has been committed to ensuring the future of Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces. We provide resources, programming and funding to ensure access to parks for every Austinite. We create volunteer opportunities (both large and small), activation programming and even large, capital improvement projects. APF has been at the center of promoting park development, maintenance, accessibility and improvements all over Austin for 27 years.

In 2018, APF:

  • Deployed over 7,300 volunteers at more than 270 park projects across Austin
  • Granted nearly half a million dollars to Adopt-A-Park groups and neighborhood volunteers via our ACL Music Festival Grants Program for community-initiated park improvement projects
  • Invested more than $546,000 in volunteer labor back into city parks
  • 80 percent of every dollar given to APF went directly to park projects and programs

Completed Projects

In 2018, APF Was Able to...

7380+

Deploy over 7,380 volunteers at more than 271 park projects across Austin. These numbers continue to grow year after year!

$452K

Grant more than $452,000 via our ACL Music Festival Grants Program for community-initiated park improvements.

$546K+

Invest more than $546,000 in volunteer labor back into city parks. Our projects help bridge the park system budget deficit.

80%

Contribute 80 percent of every dollar given to Austin Parks Foundation directly to park projects and programs.

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