The National Recreation and Park Association’s Great Urban Parks Campaign seeks applicants to demonstrate the effectiveness of green infrastructure to positively affect environmental change in underserved low-income communities and communities of color.
Three key objectives of this program are:
1) Increased public access to recreational opportunities and access to nature via parks in underserved low-income communities and communities of color
2) Improved environmental quality and increased hazard mitigation by reducing flooding, improving the site’s ability to hold and retain stormwater, improving water quality, improving wildlife habitat, and increasing biodiversity
3) A community engaged in improving environmental quality through green infrastructure solutions to stormwater management.
Deadline to apply is Friday, April 29th, 2016.