12 Ways to be Involved in Austin’s Parks in 2018

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Looking for some exciting ways to get involved in Austin’s Parks this year? Check out these 12 involvement opportunities: 1. Movies in the Park Austin Parks Foundation puts on a series of movies in parks around Austin! While the schedule hasn’t yet been announced, you don’t have to wait long. Check back in February for a full calendar including titles, …

APF Awards First-Ever $100,000 Impact Grant to St. John Park

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First Ever ACL Music Festival Impact Grant and Largest Amount Donated by APF Will Re-Develop East Side Park AUSTIN, Texas (March 1, 2017) – Austin Parks Foundation (APF) is thrilled to announce that their inaugural ACL Music Festival Impact Grant of $100,000 has been awarded to the St. John Neighborhood Association. These funds will be used to support the redevelopment …

$1 Million for Gus Garcia Park

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Gus Garcia Park will receive a $500,000 grant, Texas Parks and Wildlife Commission announced yesterday. The City of Austin will match the grant with an additional $500,000, to be used for park infrastructure such as a multipurpose field, playground, fitness area, community gardens, benches and picnic tables. Volunteers from Friends of Gus Garcia Park, including Gus Garcia himself, have worked long …