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Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-19 23:00

Our ambassador program is always looking for new people to join, especially if you are bilingual! Ambassadors help our mission by representing us at events around the city. Perks include APF merch, early access to volunteer events such as Party for the Parks and ACL Music Festival, and volun...

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-17 18:40

It's National Nonprofit Day! Here at APF we work everyday to make the parks, trails, and green spaces in Austin more accessible to everyone. We couldn't do it without the generous support of all of our amazing sponsors and donors! Learn more about what we do by visiting our website (au...

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-16 00:00

Spyglass is one of the most heavily used trailhead to the Barton Creek Greenbelt and we are so happy to celebrate the updates! From grants to volunteer projects during It's My Park Day, APF has helped bring the trailhead to it's full potential. Join us on August 20th for the ribbon cutting!
Austin Parks Foundation Video 2018-08-14 18:00

Austin Parks Foundation Video 2018-08-14 18:00

Want to join our team for this upcoming semester? Internship applications are due tomorrow by midnight! Help us with ACL, Party for the Parks, and more! Read full job descriptions at

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-09 23:00

The fight is never over! Two budget hearings are scheduled for this month: August 22nd at 1 PM and August 30th at 4 PM. Head out to City Hall and raise your voice! Visit to learn more about what you can do to support the parks.

The Next Generation of Park Lovers – Austin Parks Foundation

Getting future generations involved in supporting our parks at a young age is important to their physical and mental health, and the parks! Sign your youngest park lovers up for Little Hummingbird Society and receive perks like activity booklets, APF merchandise, and access to volunteer even...

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-07 16:59

This month's Donor Spotlight is Lizzie Aguirre! An ATX Yogi, she donated proceeds from her yoga class in support of our parks. Lizzie - thanks for doing your part to improve Austin's parks, trails and green spaces. It's no stretch to say that your support, and the support of all of...

Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-03 00:00

We've got spots open for both of our volunteer events this Saturday. Show the trees at Gus Garcia some TLC or head out to Barrington School Park and help beautify the trails!

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Austin Parks Foundation Photo 2018-08-01 19:52

We're still looking for some interns to join our team in the fall! We have two positions open: Marketing and Development/Events.

Students with previous experience in event planning, fundraising, and marketing that have an interest in non-profits are encouraged to apply! Check out ...

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Master planning at Pomerleau Park has officially begun! Pomerleau was selected as the very first park to receive a master plan as part of our new design services program. Applications for a detailed park design are due September 30th and applications for a park consultation are accepted year round...

Project Playback: First Completed Grant Project of 2017!

These soaring temps are a stark reminder of the importance of shade coverage and water fountains in our parks! Our grants program has funded many projects, like this one from 2017, to make the parks more accessible all year long. Check out more of our projects at