Washington Park in Dekalb County receives Small Change Grant from Park Pride

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Scottdale, GA — Friends of Washington Park announced in a press release that they’ve received a Small Change Grant from Park Pride, the Atlanta nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, in the amount of $2,300 fund park projects such as painting, upgrading landscape with beautiful native plants, and the installation of a new bench.

Park Pride and members of the Washington Park community recognize that great parks increase the quality of life of residents by supporting healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy and a healthy environment.

Park Pride currently works with nearly 160 local Friends of the Park groups in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County.

Here’s the full announcement from Friends of Washington Park:

Washington Park in Dekalb County Receives Small Change Grant from Park Pride Decatur Washington Park Friends of the Washington Park will make beautification and landscape changes to the park.

Washington Park at 2830 Arborcrest in Scottdale GA 30033, February 16th 2021 – Friends of Park have announced that they’ve received a Small Change Grant from Park Pride, the Atlanta nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks, in the amount of $2,300 fund park projects such as painting, upgrading landscape with beautiful native plants, and the installation of a new bench.

Park Pride and members of the Washington Park community recognize that great parks increase the quality of life of residents by supporting healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy and a healthy environment.

Park Pride currently works with nearly 160 local Friends of the Park groups in the City of Atlanta and DeKalb County.

Quote by Park Pride “Small park improvements have the potential for big and positive impact within a community,” said Rachel Maher, Park Pride’s Director of Communications. “We’re so pleased to be able to support the efforts of the Friends of Washington Park with a Small Change Grant.”

About Park Pride:

For over 30 years, Park Pride has worked to engage communities to activate the power of parks! Working with over 160 local Friends of the Park groups, Park Pride provides leadership, services, and funding to help communities realize their dreams for neighborhood parks that support healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy, and a healthy environment. Park Pride is active in greenspace advocacy and educating both civic leaders and the public about the benefits of parks. The nonprofit annually hosts the Parks and Greenspace Conference, the largest parks conference in the southeast. Learn more about Park Pride at parkpride.org.

Park Pride Small Change Grant AMOUNT OF GRANT-$2,300.00

Call to action –Please visit Decatur Washington Park Friends Facebook Page for updates on projects, meetings, park events, and how to volunteer for projects.

Facebook page! –https://www.facebook.com/Decaturwashingtonparkfriends/

Park Pride is the only Atlanta-based nonprofit that engages communities to activate the power of parks. Working with over 100 local Friends of the Park groups, Park Pride provides leadership and services to help communities realize their dreams for neighborhood parks that support healthy people, strong neighborhoods, vibrant business districts, a robust economy and a healthy environment. Park Pride is active in greenspace advocacy and educating both civic leaders and the general public about the benefits of parks, and annually hosts the Parks and Greenspace Conference. Learn more about Park Pride at www.parkpride.org.

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