ACL Music Festival Neighborhood and Community Impact Grant Awards

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  Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is pleased to announce our recent ACL Music Festival Grant awards to parks across Austin! A total of $122,000 in grants will fund specific amenities as part of each park’s overall vision plan implementation. “Our team is excited to serve the many different facets of Austin’s park-going community—from roller derby athletes to community gardeners—through this …

Project Playback: Investing in the Treasured Barton Springs Pool

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March 22nd marks World Water Day, so we are highlighting projects at Barton Springs Pool, one of our city’s favortie swimming holes!
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Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 7

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Austin Parks Foundation amplifies D7 This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts Amplify Wooten Park. Pavilion installation at Wooten …

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 5

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Outdoor fitness equipment is amplifying Joslin Park This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! Today, we’re showing off how your gifts have Amplified Joslin Park. …

Amplify Austin’s Green Space: District 8

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Projects at Spyglass Trailhead are helping to amplify parkland in Austin This year for Amplify Austin, our city’s 24-hour giving frenzy, we’re highlighting the breadth of our work. We’ll share stories of projects from each district throughout the month of February so you can see how we’re Amplifying a green space near you! This week we’re shining a light on …

Project Playback: Prairie Restoration at Commons Ford Ranch Metro Park

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Commons Ford Metro Ranch Park has been restored to a beautiful prairie, with native grasses and wildflowers After receiving a $17,000 grant from Austin Parks Foundation, the Commons Ford Prairie Restoration Organization, now a part of Travis Audubon, has completed the final stages of the native prairie restoration. The final stages of the prairie restoration began with a prescribed burn, conducted …

Austin Parks Foundation Awards $200,000 in 2017 Fall Community Grants

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Austin Parks Foundation (APF) 2017 Fall Community Grants We are thrilled to announce our 2017 Austin City Limits Music Festival Park Grants Program fall grantees! Our community grantees will receive almost $200,000 in collective funding to improve various Austin parks, trails, and green spaces. Recipient projects include an ADA accessible walk and bike trail, historic structure rehabilitation, ball field improvements …

Project Playback: ACL Grant Helps Austin Wildflower Meadows

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Wildflower meadows help Austin to decrease its carbon footprint, while also creating beautiful open spaces Neighborhood grants in both 2016 and 2017 were awarded to the Wildflower Meadow Group, dedicated to increasing the amount of wildflower land in Austin. In total, $9,950 has been awarded over the two years. From the 2016 grant alone, 4 wildflower meadows were seeded at …