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Park Pride Awards $625,000 for Parks in Atlanta and DeKalb

Park Pride has announced that 17 parks in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County will receive a total of $625,000 in matching grants for park improvements . . . Read more about the awards and grant recipients

Mayor, Atlanta City Council Members, Organizations Support the PARC Pledge

Mayor Kasim Reed, Atlanta City Council, and a number of candidates for office have announced support for the PARC Pledge . . . Read more about the PARC Pledge and its supporters.

Park Pride names Halicki executive director

Throughout his career, Michael has shown a passion for improving communities and focusing on greenspace. . . read more of Maria Saporta's article

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Looking Good & Supporting Green!

Staff with Shirts

Introducing the Park Pride Store, where you can purchase your own Park Pride "I <3 Parks" t-shirt! For $18, you can help support Park Pride programming and initiatives while at the same time let the city know you care about your parks!

The Picnic for Parks

Park Pride's Board of Directors and Honorary Co-Chairs, Frank and Liz Blake & Michael and Lovette Russell, invite you to The Picnic for Parks, a celebration of Park Pride's 25th Anniversary and 500,000 hours of volunteer service in parks!

Join us on September 18, 2014 in Historic Fourth Ward Park from 7-9pm as we enjoy a delicious southern picnic supper by Chef Linton Hopkins and friends.

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Grant Workshop

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Park Pride's Grant Workshop will offer an in-depth guide to the application process for our Small Change Grants, Community Building Grants and Legacy Grants. Park Pride grants range from $1,000 to $100,000 in matching dollars!

ATTENDANCE AT THIS WORKSHOP IS MANDATORY if you plan to apply for a Park Pride grant this year. Please share this information with members of your Friends of the Park group. Visit the "Funding Your Park Page" for more information about the grant program, and REGISTER TODAY.