Grants will be awarded to 29 non-profits working to address equitable access to parks — especially for under-resourced communities in California SACRAMENTO, Calif. – February 14, 2024 – Parks California, the statutory non-profit partner to California State Parks, is proud to announce that 29 non-profit organizations throughout California will receive close to $1 million in […]
Parks California is thrilled to announce the recipients of our 2024 Route to Parks grants program! Currently in its fourth cycle, the Route to Parks grants program has been addressing transportation and other barriers to help more people connect with nature. This year, 29 non-profit organizations across California will be awarded grants to facilitate transformative […]
As we head into the giving season, I’m overwhelmed with gratitude for parks and for you. Traveling across California to meet with community groups, California Native American tribes, scientists, park partners, and so many others, I’m amazed at the work being done in State Parks. Earlier this month I was back in Candlestick Point State Recreation […]
NEW STUDY: Network of 111 Nonprofit Organizations Provides Immense Value to California State Parks – the Largest and Most Diverse State Park System in The World – and their Visitors
A recently released study shows that a vast network of more than 100 nonprofit organizations play an indisputably critical role in supporting California’s state parks.
“Footprints” is a Parks California blog series highlighting the contributions of people and communities in state parks. Revisit our past blogs on the impact of women, as well as LGBTQIA+ and Hispanic and Latinx communities in the outdoors. Check out our most recent post honoring California’s Indigenous heritage and impact. One of our favorite things […]
Nonprofit’s Route to Parks Grants to address transportation barriers and increase access to California State Parks for communities facing financial hardship
Free virtual guided tour goes behind-the-scenes at one of California’s first African-American settlements
StageIt Partners with Parks California to Host Wildfire Relief Fund Concert for California State Parks
Today, StageIt™- the premier ticketed livestream platform -has announced it will host a California State Parks Wildfire Relief Fund Concert in partnership with ParksCalifornia.