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Workshop Activity: Nuclear Disaster
Workshop Activity: Nuclear Disaster

Train the Trainer: A Reflection on the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program

August 13, 2019

The National Recreation Foundation (NRF) funded nineteen nonprofit leaders whose organizations focus on youth-development through recreation to attend the Nonprofit Executive Leadership Program (NELP) in Atlanta,

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Kevin Naaman
Kevin Naaman at the Grand Canyon

Introducing NRF's New Hartsoe Fellow, Kevin Naaman

August 9, 2019

Kevin Naaman recently joined National Recreation Foundation (NRF) as its new Charles E. Hartsoe Fellow. The prior Hartsoe Fellow, Ryan Zwart, is transitioning to Montreat College now that his Ph.D. studies are coming to

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Ryan Zwart
Ryan Zwart

NRF Hartsoe Fellow, Ryan Zwart, Says Goodbye

Dear National Recreation Foundation Trustees, Grantees and Staff, It has been a great pleasure to work with the Foundation and interact with you all over the course of the last four years. I am incredibly grateful for

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Para La Naturaleza creates opportunities for Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico youth to connect with nature and to actively engage in reforestation efforts. Image courtesy of Para La Naturaleza.
Para La Naturaleza creates opportunities for Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico youth to connect with nature and to actively engage in reforestation efforts. Image courtesy of Para La Naturaleza.

Youth Education Offers Healing and Hope

Everyone faces stress and setbacks in life but living in a healthy environment within a strong community can make it easier to cope and thrive. In reality, though, many places aren’t healthy and the people living

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NRF 100 Years

NRF Celebrates Its 100 Year Old Roots in 2019

March 20, 2019

The National Recreation Foundation, Inc. was incorporated in 1965, making it 54 years old this year. Although that may seem relatively old for a nonprofit in the United States, NRF’s roots actually reach all the

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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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