Community Awards

Honors & Awards

Check out some of the awards and recognition that Park Pride has received over the years.

2012 Awarded Best Nonprofit to Work for 2012 by Opportunity Knocks
2012 US EPA - Park Pride was awarded the Silver Trash Grabber Award for the 2012 Downtown Atlanta Earth Day Challenge
2011 Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta--Project Category--awarded to corporate partner Cox Enterprises for partnership with Park Pride
2011 Earthshare of Georgia's Corporate Green Day Challenge Project Winner - Park Pride coordinated the winning project with Cox Conserves Heroes volunteers.
2010 Creative Loafing's "Best of Atlanta" Best Volunteer Program
2010 Corporate Volunteer Council of Atlanta--Project Category--for partnership with Park Pride and Friends of Spink-Collins Park, awarded to corporate partner The Home Depot
2010 Georgia Dept. of Natural Resources "Conserve Georgia Awards" certificate of achievement--land conservation category--for Spink-Collins Park
2009 EarthShare of Georgia Member Group of the Year
2008 Adamsville/Collier Heights partner recognition
2008 American Society of Landscape Architects, Georgia Chapter - Design Award for Vine City Park
2007 Arthur M. Blank Foundation/AFP—recognition
2007 Georgia Urban Forest Council—merit award for Beecher Hampton Conceptual Master Plan created through Park Pride’s Visioning program
2007 EarthShare Georgia—Award Runner-Up for October 2007 BeltLine Clean-Up
2007 Georgia Power LEAF Award
2006 Georgia Center for Nonprofits & The Home Depot Foundation—Community Building Award
2006 City of Atlanta—City Council proclamation
2004 NPU-H Community Partnership Award
2002 NPU Coordinator’s Award
2001 Gwinnett County Dept. of Community Services, Parks & Recreation—for Rich’s Tree Planting Project
2000 DeKalb County Parks & Recreation—Outstanding Volunteer Award
1997 Southeastern Flower Show—Bulkley Medal—conservation exhibit
1997 The Horticultural Society of New York—Best use of plants in an urban environment”
1996 Atlanta Botanical Garden—Award for educational exhibit for sound conservation practices
1996 Georgia Urban Forest Council—Outstanding Civic Organization
1995 Southeastern Flower Show—Governor’s Trophy for educational exhibit of greatest distinction
1995, 1996, 1997 Urban Resources Partnership Program
1994 Atlanta Clean City Commission—Improving quality of environment in Atlanta
1987-2006 Tree City USA—National Arbor Day Foundation