NRPA Applauds Passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act of 2021

(November 6, 2021)

Today, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) applauds the final passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. NRPA especially commends increased funding for the Clean Water State Revolving Fund — the primary federal funding mechanism for green infrastructure projects.  

NRPA Vice President of Public Policy and Advocacy Elvis Cordova issued the following statement: 

“The passage of this bipartisan legislation represents a critical step towards addressing the current and future impacts of climate change by bolstering community resilience. We are thrilled that Congress passed this important legislation and will continue to partner with legislators and communities to ensure the successful implementation of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act.”


About the National Recreation and Park Association

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is the leading not-for-profit organization dedicated to building strong, vibrant and resilient communities through the power of parks and recreation. With more than 60,000 members, NRPA advances this mission by investing in and championing the work of park and recreation professionals and advocates — the catalysts for positive change in service of equity, climate-readiness, and overall health and well-being. For more information, visit For digital access to NRPA’s flagship publication, Parks & Recreation, visit