At Parks Foundation we believe that all Calgarians deserve safe, interactive, and fun spaces to play and to gather in. Community green spaces offer an outdoor place to stay active, learn and build social connections. The Building Communities program is designed to provide support for community-led park projects so everyone can enjoy a healthy lifestyle and build vibrant communities.
BUILDING COMMUNITIES GRANT PROGRAM awarded seven grants from our May round of applications for a total of $150,000. We are excited to share our support for the following organization’s and their projects
- Friends of SPS Foundation, St. Peter School’s Playground Replacement
- Signal Hill Circle Community Association, Playground Replacement
- Playground Heroes Society, St. Hubert School’s Playground Replacement
- Springbank Hill Community Association, Nature Community Park
- Prince of Peace Education Society, New School Playground
- Cliff Bungalow-Mission Community Association, 17th Ave Pocket Square
PEMBINA AWARD was granted to:
• Highland Park Community Association,
In addition to funding projects, we pride ourselves on providing ongoing support throughout the duration of every project. Our goal is to build community capacity and promote stewardship of new and valued community spaces. Each one of our supported projects will benefit Calgarians in all quadrants of our city, enhancing our green and recreational spaces and marking new landmarks across #YYC.
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