Over 300 individuals, corporations and foundations contributed funds to keep the mile-high park in Southern California open for another year.
Mendocino area parks — from Hendy Woods in the Anderson Valley to the dramatic bluffs of the California coast — offer ancient redwood groves, ocean views, beaches, wildflower and wildlife [...]
We are close to witnessing the closure of state parks for the first time in our state’s history due to a $22 million budget shortfall on July 1, 2012. How many parks have been saved? How many [...]
Since the parks inception, nonprofits and citizen action groups have worked to help fix the park and offer experiences for youth.
Proposals for the first round of grants are due April 23. Visit the foundation’s website for more information and to apply online.
A county government agency and a nonprofit park association teamed up to save Bothe-Napa State Park and Bale Grist State Historic Park using a revamped operations and funding model.
Nonprofits, park advocates, philanthropists and public agencies around the state have raised funds and struck deals with the state, one by one. But who is counting?
This post highlights the latest news and actions on the California State Parks crisis and the search for sustainable funding. KQED's California Report will air a new special six-part multi-media [...]
A state park is saved after a nonprofit rallies the community to gather and deliver 10,000 petition signatures to the governor.
In a Foundation Center podcast, Peter Kim of the nonprofit Bridgespan Group cautions that it takes three to five years for a nonprofit to put a strong funding model in place. If an organization [...]