Hands On Help | Mobilizing the community around parks
San Francisco Parks Alliance directs and collaborates on a spectrum of programs to foster citizen involvment in San Francisco open spaces and to help ensure our world-class city has the parks it deserves. Whether it is mobilizing volunteer activites, fixing playgrounds, or greening unused public land, SFPA brings 55 years of experience with direct support to parks and open spaces. SFPA's Policy & Planning and Park Partners initiatives strengthen our advocacy for parks on your behalf, and are woven throughout our programs- making sure that the community's voice and needs are heard and informed by data-driven research and best practices, while at the same time leveraging the dedication of our most passionate park lovers.
Active community participation in our parks fosters public investment in our city's open spaces. SFPA works with community groups and public agencies on a range of activities to steward parks and open spaces throughout the City. More>
Working together with the Port of San Francisco, Department of Public Works, Department of Planning as well as other agencies and community groups, San Francisco Parks Alliance leads this exciting initiative to re-envision the City's south eastern waterfront into a 13-mile corridor of connected parks, trails, and open space. More>
This partnership between SFPA and the Department of Public Works enables and assists community members in greening unused lots, street medians, and hillsides- activating communities around new green spaces. More>
Using volunteer workdays, park activation events, and the biennial Playground Report Card, this collaboration with the SF Recreation & Parks Department works toward ensuring all neighborhoods have safe, clean, green places to play. More>
Open Space 2100
The goal of the Open Space 2100 Initiative is to create a long-term, sustainable roadmap for acquiring, developing, funding, and managing open space in San Francisco. SFPA, the Planning Department, the Mayor’s Office of Greening, and the SF Recreation and Parks Department are working closely with other city agencies to spearhead this comprehensive framework and vision for open space. More>