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The Portland Parks Foundation mobilizes financial and popular support to ensure a thriving and accessible parks system for a healthy Portland.

We accomplish this mission through delivering leadership, partnership and funding that advances a commitment to excellence, accessibility and good stewardship of our parks. Our primary partner is Portland Parks & Recreation.

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Know someone who's been a tireless advocate for Portland parks? Nominate them as a Parks Champion! We'll recognize their outstanding service to parks, community centers, natural areas, or community gardens with a grant of $1,500 on the recommendation of the honoree to a community organization that aligns with our mission.

Winter 2018 Grant Applications Open

We support community organizations working to create or care for public parks and park programs, community gardens and natural areas. Development, programming, events, transportation, challenge grants or other imaginative ideas are all welcome.