History


2014: Park Pride Celebrates 25 Years of More and Better Parks!

1989 Park Pride Atlanta incorporated as a nonprofitPark Pride 25th logo

1990 Park Pride received 501(c)(3)nonprofit tax status

1991 First Executive Director hired

1993 Joined as an EarthShare Georgia member group

1994 1st Annual Park Pride Golf Classic fundraiser

1998 Fiscal Partners program launched

2001 Park Atlanta Rescue Campaign (PARC) founded 

2002 First Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference

2004 Micro Grants program created

2005 Park Visioning program founded

2006 First Park Visioning master plans completed

2007 Offering Community Grants of $20,000 to $50,000 & Micro Grants up to $1,000

2008 Implemented first Lead Volunteer projects, educating on & removing invasive species

2009 Our 20th Anniversary

2010 Adopt-the-Atlanta BeltLine program created

2010 Started volunteer projects and Friends Groups in DeKalb County

2011 Hosted 10th Annual Parks and Greenspace Conference

2012 Added Community Building Grants funded by The Home Depot to grant programs

2013 Grants $625,000 to seventeen parks in Atlanta and DeKalb, the largest amount granted in a single granting cycle.