$1000 City of Austin Sponsorship for a Black-led Organization Addressing Food Access – Apply by 7/27/2020

Here is a funding opportunity from the City of Austin:

The City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability would like to extend a $1,000 sponsorship to a Black-led organization that is addressing food access within the Austin-area.  Please use this form to submit your interest for consideration.  

This form closes on Monday, July 27th.  We will consider survey responses and reach out to the recipient organization by August 1, 2020.  Thank you for sharing with your network!

UPDATE: Parks to remain closed after July 4th weekend

Hello Community Gardeners,

Due to the recent spike in COVID-19 cases, the public parks will continue to remain closed after Monday July 6th . Please continue to follow the guidance from my previous email about community gardens after the July 4th weekend. More information about the park closures can be found online at austintexas.gov/parkclosures.

Please call me if you have any questions about the park closures. My cell phone number is 512-974-9461.

Thank you for your cooperation and stay safe this weekend.

Jennifer Steverson, Environmental Program Coordinator

Community Gardens Program| Natural Resources Division

Jennifer.Steverson@austintexas.gov| 512.974.9461

Working Remotely

Learn more about the Community Gardens Program at

http://www.austintexas.gov/department/city-austin-community-gardens-program

City of Austin Parks closed July 4th weekend

Hello Community Gardeners,

All public parks and recreational facilities will be closed during the upcoming July 4th weekend.

Thank you for your cooperation, these measures are being taken in response to the recent in increase in COVID-19 cases in our city.

Please contact me if you have any questions,

Jennifer Steverson

UPDATES

June 29, 2020  

Prompted by an increase in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations, the City of Austin will close all parks and recreational facilities from Friday, July 3 through Sunday, July 5. This includes all City parks, as well as recreational facilities (e.g. golf courses, tennis courts, boat ramps, recreation/cultural centers, museums, Austin Nature & Science Center, Zilker Botanical Garden, preserves, pools, etc). All pre-paid park admission passes will be credited to the park patron’s account or refunded.

Jennifer Steverson, Environmental Program Coordinator

Community Gardens Program| Natural Resources Division

Jennifer.Steverson@austintexas.gov| 512.974.9461

Working Remotely

Learn more about the Community Gardens Program at

http://www.austintexas.gov/department/city-austin-community-gardens-program