People For Parks

Mission Statement

People for Parks is a vital non-profit organization that welcomes everyone to actively contribute to enhancing Minneapolis parks.

Impact and Programs

Accomplishments PFP was able to enhance Minneapolis parks by funding the following projects: * New Kiln for Logan Park * First Universal Access Playground in the Minneapolis park system opened at Wabun Park (culmination of a 3 year fundraising project). * New basketball hoops at Painter Park * Funding for a mobile pollinator education station * Matching grant for elevated walkways at Eloise Butler Wildflower garden * Start up funds for tree watering/adoption website * Several small micro grants for rec centers including Hip Hop dance class equipment and community engagement activities at Cleveland Park
Current Goals Distribute $50-60,000 in larger grants. Distribute $2-3000 in micro grants. Identify worthy projects that enhance Mpls parks. Education/outreach about MPRB's budget shortfall and support MPRB's call for a referendum to make up the shortfall. Add two new board members.
Community or Constituency Served City of Minneapolis park users.
Geographic Area Served City of Minneapolis

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PO Box 24901
Minneapolis, MN 55424
Phone: 612-767-7892

General Information

Alternative Name: None
EIN: 36-3339180
Principal Staff: Felicity Britton
Volunteers: 25
Number of Clients: several hundred thousand


Board Chair: Ed Erickson
Number of Board Members: 10
Board Meetings with Quorum: 10
Average Member Attendance: 6

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