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2018 IPRA Board Nominations Now Open

The Indiana Park and Recreation Association is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Board of Directors. Serving on the Board of Directors provides a unique opportunity to shape the future of both IPRA and the parks profession in Indiana. Nominations are being accepted for the following positions: President Elect – 3 year term 2018 President-Elect, […]

New Park Pulse Poll: Public Support for Local Environmental Initiatives

A recent poll conducted by NRPA found that support for local environmental sustainability is strong. According to the poll results, 83 percent of Americans want their local government to prioritize sustainable practices, such as water quality monitoring, green space assessment, environmentally-friendly buildings and lawn upkeep. This includes 89 percent of survey respondent who are parents […]

2017 NPRA Agency Performance Review

Park and recreation agencies are as diverse as the communities they serve, and what works well for one agency may not be best for your agency. Therefore, you need data to identify the best practices to optimally serve your community. That’s where the freshly released 2017 NRPA Agency Performance Review comes in. This annual report, […]

CreatINg Places Grant Opportunity

If you haven’t found a way to bring your project ideas to life, CreatINg Places could be the funding program for you. As an innovative crowdgranting program sponsored by the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority (IHCDA) in conjunction with Patronicity.com, CreatINg Places represents a golden opportunity for cities, towns, and non-profits to build amazing […]