Innovator Awards

Innovator Awards    Direct Support for Community Park Projects

Innovator Awards honor Park Partners and other community-based organizations that are committed to improving their neighborhoods, parks or recreational programming in sustainable, forward-thinking ways. Awards are between $500 and $2000 for the purchase of equipment or site-improvements that will help increase park usership and strengthen programs.

This past year we awarded more than $20,000 to local groups:

-Bay Area Ridge Trail, Lake Merced Measured Mile Project
-Friends of Boeddeker Park, Tai Chi program
-GreenTrust SF, 22nd Street bulb-out
-Korean American Senior Services, Inc.,
-Golden Gate Park Volunteer Program
-Le Conte Mini Park, tree planting
-MacCanDo Tenderloin Youth Track Club
-Pennsylvania Gardens Project, 18th and Pennsylvania Garden
-Produce to the People, Free Farm project
-Progress Park
-SF Lawn Bowling Club
-SF Urban Riders, Upper Noe Youth Mountain Bike Program
-Sutro Stewards, Rotary Meadow Habitat Restoration
-Sunnyside Neighborhood Association, Circular Avenue greening
-Visitacion Valley Greenway, Leland Avenue Improvement Project

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