A handful of parks across Austin will receive a collective $205,600 worth of grants from the recent Austin City Limits Music Festival awards to fund improvements.
Austin Parks Foundation worked with community members to identify recipients, including:
- $88,000 to Roy G. Guerrero Colorado River Metro Park for nature trail installation and maintenance
- $50,000 to Dottie Jordan Neighborhood Park for a shade structure over the playground
- $27,000 to Clarksville Community Garden & Haskell House to establish a Freedmen’s colony heritage food garden and garden improvements
- $25,000 to the Elisabet Ney Museum toward the new Restoration Master Landscape plan
- $10,000 to Armadillo Neighborhood Park for poison ivy and invasive species removal
- $5,600 to Parque Zaragoza for shade tree installation around the playground