Disney Launches National Recreation and Park Association Grant Program

Disney Launches National Recreation and Park Association Grant Program

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Disney announced today that they will be investing generously in the National Recreation and Park Association’s ‘Meet Me at the Park’ program. In total, the Disney contribution will top out at $1.5 million and will be distributed through a number of grants to local park and recreation agencies.

According to Disney, through this initiative, “NRPA and Disney will provide local park and recreation agencies in all 50 states, U.S. territories and Washington, D.C. with the opportunity to apply for a grant that will help increase the amount of time children and families spend at their local parks and improve access to safe, fun and unique play spaces.”

The park grants will be based on online submissions and voting. More information about how that works can be found in the in the video below and by visiting here.


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