SDPRA will award two communities or organizations a scholarship to send one representative each to the 2019 SDPRA Annual Conference this October in Rapid City. The scholarship targets new or lapsed members, in an effort to reach out to smaller communities that are not aware or do not have the funds to be actively involved. The scholarship includes the conference registration fee, two nights lodging and a year-long professional membership to SDPRA. The deadline is July 31. Learn more and apply
The Wellmark Foundation is now accepting applications for its small Matching Assets to Community Health (MATCH) grants. Applications are due June 7. The small MATCH grants are for up to $25,000 and must be matched at 50 percent with cash or in-kind contributions. At least one-half of the matching support must be in cash. The two priority areas include creating sustainable solutions for the access to and consumption of healthy foods and/or built environments that promote physical activity. Learn more
Head to Baltimore, MD, for three days filled with lively networking activities, inspirational sessions, a look at the most innovative products in the field, and of course, a whole lot of fun! Registration for the 2019 NRPA Annual Conference is now open. The conference will be held Sept. 24-26. Learn more
Kids to Parks Day is a national day of outdoor play celebrated by parks, cities, and towns nationwide. The official day for National Kids to Parks Day is May 18, 2019, but the interactive map will feature any events in May that are associated with the Kids to Parks Day celebration. Register your event today!
American Hiking Society is pleased to announce the 2019 National Trails Day® event registration is now open. Join us as we rally around trails and conservation on June 1, 2019! Event registration is free and by registering an event on the official National Trails Day® event site your event will be visible to tens of thousands of individuals searching for local events. Registered events may also receive added support and promotion from national sponsors.