Training grants are grants that do not always provide funds, but instead provide training, coaching and technical assistance. Since 2016, NRPA has been offering instructor training grants for evidenced-based physical activity programs and we just opened applications for another round!
Access to youth sports is taking center stage at the 2023 NRPA Annual Conference, taking place October 10-12 in Dallas. Learn more about the Day Two Panel, "The Ball Is in Our Court: Leveraging the Power of Parks and Recreation to Advance Youth Sports Equity."
On this episode of Open Space Radio, we take a listen back at the wisdom and experience of some of our favorite guests from this year so far.
Through NRPA’s Resilient Park Access grant, Detroit Parks and Recreation was given the opportunity to create seven nature pockets that are centered in equity and social and climate resiliency.
Learn a few ways that park and recreation agencies celebrate and protect biodiversity, with specific examples of how the Los Angeles County Department of Parks and Recreation carries them out.
A well-designed website is an essential outreach tool for park and recreation agencies. Start designing a responsive website with these three best practices.
On today’s episode of Open Space Radio, we are diving into the dynamic world where recreation and technology intersect with staff from the Las Vegas Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs department.
Team building provides numerous benefits for youth sports teams, from improving performance to cultivating friendships. Get started with these three ideas.
Park and recreation agencies have more sports facilities than ever before. Here's how to get the most accurate construction information for all of them!
In two very different Southern cities, the Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz has encouraged community members to share their knowledge and learn more about their local plants and wildlife.
When applying for federal grants or loans, applicants will come across a section titled, “cost sharing or matching requirements." To help park and recreation professionals navigate these murky waters, NRPA is proud to provide the Fund Matching 101 resource!
A compelling sponsorship proposal can earn your organization much-needed support for your next event. Use these key tips to craft your sponsorship proposal.
NRPA’s Equity in Practice certificate program is designed to serve as a transformative experience for park and recreation professionals and is a commitment to promoting equity within every facet of the park and recreation profession.
On this episode of Open Space Radio, we explore how Lynnwood (Washington) Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is advancing community-driven, systems-level strategies for equitable park access.
In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, members of NRPA's 2022-2023 Farmers Markets in Parks and Recreation Community of Practice share examples of how their markets support the seven dimensions of well-being.
Learn how to incorporate virtual reality into professional development opportunities to engage community members and support their success in this guide.
Volunteers contribute their time and effort to your park and recreation agency’s programs. Learn more about methods you can use to recognize your volunteers.
The Department of Transportation is offering grant funding for projects that increase multimodal access to recreation and park spaces, making park and recreation agencies the perfect applicants.