Blog Entries - Jan. 2024

NRF Announces 2024 Special Grant and Trustee Grant Recipients

The National Recreation Foundation is pleased to announce its 2024 Special Grant and Trustee Grant recipients. More than $1.38K was distributed to 41 organizations across 23 states. NRF is proud to invest in these

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Building Empathy Through Youth Recreation

Empathy is the human trait of understanding the feelings of someone else and experiencing those emotions on some level as your own. Empathy is critical to our collective hopes for creating a more just and sustainable

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Photo courtesy of Urban Adventure Squad

Grantee Spotlight: Urban Adventure Squad

Meaningful experiences in the outdoors can happen anywhere. While the U.S. has an impressive array of wilderness areas, national parks, and more remote outdoor spaces, there are even more city parks, urban greenways,

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