Building Better Communities

American Water Charitable FoundationNRPA is pleased to partner with the American Water Charitable Foundation (AWCF) to implement the Building Better Communities program. Building Better Communities is designed to create and enhance nature-based playgrounds and natural play spaces for children, while also providing educational messaging and demonstration areas about water stewardship and conservation. Building Better Communities projects are supported with funding from AWCF and implemented through annual grants administered by NRPA. 

The application period for 2014 Building Better Communities grants is currently closed.  The application period for 2015 Building Better Communities grants will open October 27, 2014.

Learn more about our partnership with AWCF in our joint press release

Contact Jimmy O'Connor at with questions.