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Anchorage Park Foundation

The Anchorage Park Foundation is building Healthy Parks & Healthy People by mobilizing public support and financial resources for Anchorage parks, trails, and recreation opportunities.

For the past six years, the Anchorage Park Foundation has been making it possible for volunteer and investors like you to make park improvements that affect our whole community, one neighborhood at a time. APF works tirelessly to build community through three main programs: Challenge Grants, Neighborhood Park Improvements, and Youth Employment in Parks.  It is a place for you to invest in our community parks, trails, and the neighborhood places you love.

www.anchorageparkfoundation.org

Playground Transforms East Anchorage Neighborhood

Anchorage Park Foundation Russian Jack Park 2

The polar bear playground at Anchorage’s North Russian Jack Springs Park is officially open for play. This section of park has undergone a complete transformation from an abandoned and frightening area to a vibrant and bustling community recreation hub.

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July 24, 2013 - 7:00 am

A Tribute to Three Moms

Anchorage Parks Foundation Lia

Standing next to them in the grocery line, you might not suspect their powers. You see them at the school play, at the hardware store, and at the park.

They are your friends, your co-workers, your sisters. They are our world’s ultimate superheroes. They are moms.

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May 21, 2013 - 7:00 am

Announcing Local Challenge Grants

Anchorage Park Foundation Challenge Grants

Have you always wanted to do something to improve your neighborhood park or trail? Does your community garden need some help to grow?

The Anchorage Park Foundation is seeking applicants who want to make a difference in a neighborhood park or trail.

Learn more.

January 28, 2013 - 9:00 am

Alaska Highway Memorial Project at Cuddy Park

The Anchorage Park Foundation is pleased to announce the Alaska Highway Project honoring the African-American Army Engineers who built the historic Alaska Highway in 1942.

The new memorial benches in Cuddy Family Midtown Park are dedicated to the African American Army Engineers who built the historic Alaska Highway.

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September 25, 2012 - 5:24 pm

Mountain View Park Re-designed by Local Kids

Nestled in a Mountain View neighborhood behind the Boys and Girls Clubhouse and across from Clark Middle School, the aging William B. Lyons Park was badly in need of a makeover.

Re-designed last summer by a group of imaginative middle schoolers, their idea of a small amphitheater for community performances and festivals is now a reality.

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August 24, 2012 - 2:06 pm
The Anchorage Parks App is Here!

The Anchorage Parks App is Here!

Have a voice in improving your neighborhood parks…using your smart phone!

The Anchorage Park Foundation and the Anchorage Parks and Rec. Department are looking for to get input on parks using the Park Report Card feature on their new Anchorage Parks Mobile App.

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September 22, 2011 - 12:46 pm

Meet Your Neighbors Alaska

The Anchorage Park Foundation is working with award-winning photographer Carl Battreal for the first Meet Your Neighbours (MYN) project in Anchorage! MYN is a global photography project featuring some of the world’s premier photographers from 15 different countries. This summer, they’re in Alaska.

Click for photo gallery.

August 1, 2011 - 5:16 pm