10-Minute Walk Learning Series: Leveraging Private Funding
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When public funding strategies are enough to fund your great park access and quality work you turn to private dollars. Do you have a park foundation? How do you navigate the grant process? Where do you look for private funding? Join us for a webinar and interactive panel discussion on ways to leverage private funding to support your work. We'll be joined by guest speakers representing a park foundation, economic development, and park-specific funding. Bring your questions and ideas for a robust discussion around best practices you can use in your city.
Program Specialist, National Recreation and Park Association
Jared Mummert is a Program Specialist at NRPA, working on the 10-Minute Walk campaign. As a graduate in Environmental Law and Policy from Unity College, he is dedicated to environmental justice issues. Prior to his time at NRPA, Jared worked as a political and community outreach organizer on multiple campaigns, including organizing farmers in Maryland to close loopholes in the Clean Water Act, engaging Colorado voters in the 2014 midterm election, and connecting low-income families to national parks. He has also served in the Student Conservation Association, AmeriCorps, and the National Park Service as park ranger for multiple sites, including Grand Teton National Park. As an avid outdoorsman and public lands advocate, Jared is passionate about ensuring everyone has access to quality open spaces.