Mission: Truckee Meadows Parks Foundation (TMPF) is a private nonprofit that was incorporated in 2012 and received its 501(c)(3) determination in 2013. The Parks Foundation strives to improve the lives of northern Nevadans by enhancing the quality and sustainability of our local parks.
Results: In 2017: We had 3,183 community members attend programs and events. We had 2,943 students engaged in park citizen science and provided 142 science camp scholarships to underserved students. We secured $694,703 to support park-based programs and events. We placed 31 AmeriCorps members in Northern Nevada.
Target demographics: create relationships between people and their local parks
Direct beneficiaries per year: 2,943 students
Geographic areas served: Reno, Sparks, and Washoe County
Programs: The Student Stewards Program, The Truckee Meadows Trails Challenge, The Discover Your Parks Walks, and our Junior Naturalists Program.