Parks and recreation departments seek new funding

Source: ">Gail Short, American City and County, November 1, 2011

Many parks and recreation departments have watched their budgets shrink as the recession has forced local governments to cut spending. To survive financially, they are pursuing alternate sources of funding, from corporate sponsorships and user fees to new programming.
See also:
NRPA Fees & Charges Survey Report: 2010 – Executive Summary
Source: Michael Kanters, Jason Bocarro, Chris Siderelis, Christopher Vurnakes, Nathan Halubka, & Pete Armstrong, National recreation and Park Association, February 3, 2011
Data Mines – Three projects that advance parks & recreation
Source: Parks & Recreation, June 2011

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