neighbors experiencing homelessness on parkland

Neighbors Experiencing Homelessness and Sanctioned Encampments on Parkland

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Our neighbors experiencing homelessness are exactly that – our neighbors. We at Austin Parks Foundation want to see humane shelter be made available to these vulnerable individuals and that they be able to access the care and services they desperately need and deserve. We know the city is facing a monumental task in finding solutions to house our neighbors and …

Shining a Light on Park Safety in Austin’s Parks and Trails

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Featured image by Marina Hanna.Did you know safety is a key concern for Austin’s parks, trails and green spaces? During the Austin Parks & Recreation Department’s Long Range Planning process, they asked Austinites what they’d like to see in the next 10 years. Safety, especially a lack of lighting after dark, surfaced as a concern for Austinites. In order to …

2018 ACL Music Festival & C3 Presents Donate $5.1 Million Toward Austin Parks

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C3 Presents has released the 2018 Austin City Limits Music Festival Economic Impact Report, announcing a $264.6 million contribution to Austin’s economy last year alone, the equivalent of close to 3,000 full-time jobs.  This figure represents a $10 million increase over the 2017 event ($255 million). Since 2006, ACL Fest has generated nearly two billion dollars ($1.965 billion) for the …

Norwood Project

APF Grants $250K Matching Grant to Norwood Estate

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AUSTIN PARKS FOUNDATION GIFTS $250,000 AS MATCHING GRANT FOR RESTORATION OF THE HISTORIC NORWOOD ESTATE Project construction poised to begin if grant is fully matched    AUSTIN, TX (December 19, 2018) – Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is excited and proud to announce it has awarded a $250,000 matching grant to the Norwood Park Foundation (NPF) for the restoration and repurposing of …

Vote yes on propositions B & C!

Vote Yes on Propositions B & C!

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Most of us are familiar with the high profile races being decided in the upcoming election, but did you know that voters will also be deciding whether or not to approve funding for capital improvements in city infrastructure? This year voters will have the choice whether or not to support $925 million dollars in investment in city infrastructure spread out …

Local charities see ‘phenomenal’ benefits from golf tournament

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AUSTIN (KXAN) – An annual golf tournament in central Texas continues through the weekend, and so do the fundraising efforts the organization undertakes on behalf of local charities. The World Golf Championships-Dell Technologies Match Play, which started Wednesday at the Austin Country Club, raises money for five local charities, and over the last two years has given groups millions of …