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St. David’s Foundation awards $2.9 million in park grants

Monday, November 18, 2019 by Chad Swiatecki

St. David’s Foundation has announced a new class of grant recipients who will share more than $2.9 million in funding for parks facilities throughout the Austin area. The recipients include: Art Spark Texas ($30,000), the Thinkery ($175,533), Austin Independent School District ($130,320), Austin Parks and Recreation Department ($199,122), Bastrop County ($200,000), Elgin Parks and Recreation Department ($199,909), city of Lockhart ($200,000), city of Luling ($200,000), city of Smithville ($100,000), Ecology Action of Texas ($200,000), Forklift Danceworks ($75,000), Georgian Acres Neighborhood Association ($135,076), Go! Austin/Vamos! Austin ($105,000), KaBOOM Inc. ($200,000), Luling Little League ($200,000), Pecan Springs-Springdale Neighborhood Association ($96,000), the Nature Conservancy ($85,700), Town Lake Trail Foundation ($200,000), Travis Audubon Society ($60,000), and Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center ($175,000). The Foundation’s Parks With a Purpose program is intended to provide improvements such as playscapes, trail improvements and other urban and rural attractions for parks facing inequity in their offerings to visitors.

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