The Daily Chirp
Park Pride Embraces a Bottom-Up Approach to Park Planning
This week, they’ve announced that applications are being accepted from community and park groups in the City of Atlanta to be a part of the 2016 Park Visioning Program, a program built upon facilitating conversation about the goals and hopes residents have for the future of their park and creating a conceptual master plan based on those conversations. - Read more about the Visioning program
Dig in: Volunteers get hands-on chance to help local parks
When Park Pride staged its annual “Pints for Parks” fundraiser in June, the goal was to bring in $15,000 for its volunteer program that encourages hands-on love of green spaces all over Atlanta and DeKalb. But the response was so unexpectedly overwhelming — it, uh, planted a seed for a follow-up event. “We said, ‘Let’s give these individuals a time and place to get out in parks and get their hands dirty.’” Read more about volunteer days
Park Restored, Pool Opened in Southwest Atlanta
As the weather heats up, there is a new place to cool down in southwest Atlanta. A brand new pool officially opened in the Rev. James Orange Park on Wednesday. Read more about the pool opening
Community CornerView full calendar
Saturday. Sept. 26th
9 a.m. - noon
Beautify Wade Walker Park in DeKalb County in celebration of National Public Lands Day and Michelle Obama's Let's Move! Outside initiative
2016 Park Pride Grant Schedule
October 26, 5 p.m.
Park Pride is currently accepting applications for Community Building and Legacy Grants. For ALL grant information, a full schedule of important dates, applications and directions for submission, visit the Funding Your Park page.
Funding Your Park
Apply for Park Visioning
Tues., Sept. 8th, 2015
Our Park Visioning Program guides groups through a process to develop or redevelop their local parks. The end result is a tangible master plan that helps with development and funding. Let's re-imagine your park!
Learn more about the Park Visioning Program
Apply for Park Visioning today