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Public Skatepark Development Guide
The Tony Hawk Foundation seeks to foster lasting improvements in society, with an emphasis on supporting and empowering youth. Through special events, grants, and technical assistance, the Foundation supports recreational programs focusing on the creation of public skateboard parks in low-income communities, and other causes in the US and overseas. The Foundation favors programs that clearly demonstrate that funds received will produce tangible, ongoing, positive results.
902 individual skatepark projects Worldwide received critical Technical Assistance from the Tony Hawk Foundation in 2013.
$5.2-million have been awarded by the Tony Hawk Foundation to help create public skateparks.
556 skatepark projects in the U.S. have received funding from the Tony Hawk Foundation.
4.8-million visitors annually enjoy skateparks that the Tony Hawk Foundation helped fund.
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The Tony Hawk Foundation offers grants to help finance public skateparks in low-income communities. See if your project qualifies.
Stand Up For
The 11th Annual Stand Up For Skateparks action-sports carnival returns to Beverly Hills on September 21, 2014. Skateboarding, BMX, music, food, celebrities, games, auctions, and more. This is the Tony Hawk Foundation’s annual FUNdraiser, and it ALWAYS sells out.
With 6.3-million skateboarders in the U.S., and only about 3,500 skateparks available for them to ride, the need for more safe skateparks has never been greater.