community projects 101
from dream to reality

If your group organization has an idea to start a community project to improve an outdoor space in the city or if you are already working on a project to build a playground, a community hub or to upgrade an existing place, the links below will provide you with information, resources, ideas and tools to guide you through every step of a community project. At Parks Foundation Calgary WE BUILD PARKS THROUGH PARTNERSHIPS and thanks to the support of the Calgary Foundation we have created this guide to support you and your project goals.

Overview of all the steps you need to consider when starting a new project.

Overview of all the steps you need to consider when starting a new project.

All files in one PDF document.

All files in one PDF document.

Join our Building Communities Past and Present Facebook Group! Learn from others who have completed a community project, share information, and connect with other like minded community leaders!

Identifying the needs & opportunities of your community and considering the best fit.

Identifying the needs & opportunities of your community and considering the best fit.

Permissions/approvals. Basic project management & budgeting tools.

Permissions/approvals. Basic project management & budgeting tools.

Grants available and tips to apply. Fundraising tools and ideas.

Grants available and tips to apply. Fundraising tools and ideas.

Importance of story telling and building partnerships.

Importance of story telling and building partnerships.