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Timucuan Parks Foundation has been chosen to receive a 2020 Challenge Cost Share Award

November 5, 2020

The nonprofit was chosen as one of 19 from throughout the U.S. by the National Park Service and National Park Trust Timucuan Parks Foundation has been chosen as one of the 2020 Challenge Cost Share Program recipients by the National Park Service and National Park Trust. The program supports projects that promote improved access and opportunities for outdoor recreation, environmental … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation has received a 100/100 “Give With Confidence” Rating from Charity Navigator

October 20, 2020

The Encompass Rating allows donors to feel confident the nonprofit is using their contribution effectively Timucuan Parks Foundation has received a top rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest and most-utilized independent charity evaluator. The nonprofit supporter of local parks and preserves earned a 100/100 rating from Charity Navigator’s new Encompass Rating System which was designed to provide a rating for … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Named 2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit by GreatNonprofits

October 6, 2020

The nonprofit was chosen for its outstanding online reviews Timucuan Parks Foundation is pleased to announce it has been selected as a “2020 Top-Rated Nonprofit” by GreatNonprofits, a leading provider of user reviews of charities and nonprofits. TPF supports local city, state and national parks in northeast Florida through community programs, public education and outreach, and volunteer coordination. Through their … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Celebrated National Public Lands Day with a trails project at Betz-Tiger Point Preserve

October 2, 2020

Timucuan Parks Foundation celebrated National Public Lands Day with a volunteer event at Betz-Tiger Point Preserve. Volunteers broke into groups to create and trim trails at the public preserve and prepare the park for some new additions, including a new day use area on the north end of the preserve. One group of volunteers used hand and power tools to … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Offers Self-Guided Volunteer Events This Fall

September 29, 2020

Students can earn community service hours from now through Dec. 2 by collecting litter at a park Timucuan Parks Foundation is once again offering a way for students to earn community service hours. Students can visit a local park or preserve from now through Dec. 2 to help clean up litter and earn community service hours. Two hours of community … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation has issued a challenge grant for North Florida Land Trust’s Bogey Creek Preserve Expansion

September 17, 2020

North Florida Land Trust announces a $10,000 matching challenge grant has been issued by the Timucuan Parks Foundation for the expansion of Bogey Creek Preserve. NFLT has a chance to purchase 12 acres of land to the east and south of the current preserve but must raise $150,000 by the end of October to purchase the property from the McGehee … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation asks Volunteers to join them for the 2020 Florida Coastal Cleanup

September 16, 2020

The nonprofit will be leading cleanups on Sept. 19 at Reddie Point Preserve and Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park Timucuan Parks Foundation is asking volunteers to join them on Sept. 19 for the 2020 Florida Coastal Cleanup, which is part of the Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup. The nonprofit will be leading cleanups from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at two … Read more

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Timucuan Parks Foundation Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

September 15, 2020

Timucuan Parks Foundation is recognizing Hispanic Heritage Month with a look back at our area’s history. Each year, our country observes National Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 to October 15 to honor the contributions and cultures of those who came to what’s now the U.S. from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. Here on the First … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation Hosted Special Olympics Youth at the Timucuan Preserve

September 4, 2020

The teens enjoyed a day of kayaking and exploration Local athletes with Special Olympics Florida joined Timucuan Parks Foundation for a day of outdoor fun in the Timucuan Preserve. Eleven teens from North Florida School of Special Education participated in kayaking, swimming, and seining. The event marked the partial resumption of outdoor programming for TPF who modified the day’s events … Read more

Timucuan Parks Foundation has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission

August 24, 2020

The grant will support programming and events to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of the first enslaved being brought to North America Timucuan Parks Foundation is pleased to announce it has been awarded a grant from the 400 Years of African American History Commission. The nonprofit filed for the grant to assist with programming and events to mark the 400th anniversary … Read more