Fairmount Park Conservancy leads and supports efforts to improve Philadelphia’s parks.
Fairmount Park Conservancy exists to champion Philadelphia’s parks. We lead capital projects and historic preservation efforts, foster neighborhood park stewardship, attract and leverage investments, and develop innovative programs throughout the 10,200 acres that include Fairmount Park and more than 100 neighborhood parks around the city. Philadelphia has one of the largest urban park systems in the world, providing residents with extensive health, environmental, social, economic and cultural benefits.
Through sustained leadership, significant investment, and strategic efforts, Fairmount Park Conservancy positions Philadelphia’s park system to become a world-class, preeminent park system, and a national model for urban revitalization, sustainability, and civic engagement.
Our Guiding Principles
Fairmount Park Conservancy is a leader and steward of signature capital projects and innovative programs in support of Philadelphia’s parks.
Fairmount Park Conservancy is a champion of the Philadelphia parks and recreation system – it raises funds to develop and promote the Park’s unique assets, accomplishments, and contributions.
Fairmount Park Conservancy is a true collaborator – it builds and stewards partnerships with other organizations that can bring increased resources to and awareness of the Philadelphia parks and recreation system.
Fairmount Park Conservancy is committed to having a positive and measurable impact in the neighborhoods and communities it serves.
Fairmount Park Conservancy supports City-owned and operated parks, playgrounds and programs. To learn more about our partners in city government, visit www.phila.gov/parksandrecreation.
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2016 Report to the Community
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