Natural Disaster

Funding Recreation Programs in the Wake of Natural Disasters

January 20, 2019

As the 2018 hurricane season is winding down, we are thinking of those in the Carolinas, Florida and Virginia who have been affected most severely by Hurricanes Florence and Michael and continue to work to rebuild. We

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Pictured: Peter Westbrook
Pictured: Peter Westbrook

2018 Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize

January 4, 2019    Crawford Prize

With its Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize, the National Recreation Foundation annually recognizes a living person who has made an extraordinary contribution in advancing recreation programs for disadvantaged youth.

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Concerns of Equity and Access: Campaigns and Resources

September 1, 2018

Park access disparities between low-income, racially diverse and more affluent mid- and high-income neighborhoods in the United States is a subject of concern to park and recreation programmers and researchers. Studies

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Interview with National Recreation Foundation Trustee – Jim Pearce

August 10, 2018

In this post I am sharing highlights from a conversation that I had with NRF Trustee, Jim Pearce. Jim lives in Cincinnati, Ohio, and he helps NRF identify interesting and effective recreation programs for at-risk youth

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Youth Outside

July 13, 2018

In these last few posts, we are providing additional resources for recreation programmers and administrators by sharing a few online recreation platforms and resources from leading organizations within the field. In the

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OPEN Space: The Official Blog and Podcast of the NRPA

May 14, 2018

One of the purposes of this blog is to share resources that lie within the purview of the National Recreation Foundation, with focuses on areas such as, outdoor recreation, physical activity, and health and wellness.

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