Posted: September 9, 2011
The Tony Hawk Foundation has launched a new initiative to complement its skatepark-grant program and help kids skate safe. The program will put helmets on heads at the more than 400 skateparks the foundation has helped to open across the U.S. And after reviewing dozens of projects, the THF Board Of Directors also announced the latest recipients of grants to help build public skateparks.
Posted: August 11, 2011
Now in its eighth year, the Tony Hawk Foundation’s annual DaGeDar Presents Stand Up For Skateparks benefit has become a must-see event for families across the U.S. 2011 dates have been announced and TICKETS ARE ON SALE!
Posted: July 23, 2011
[VIDEO] August 19 come to Petco Park for Tony Hawk Foundation Night with the San Diego Padres. Yes, folks, baseball celebrates skateboarding! A portion of proceeds will benefit THF.
Posted: July 6, 2011
The 2011 Tony Hawk Foundation newsletter has hit the mailboxes of THF supporters across the country. Now in its second year, Skatepark Insider includes dozens of stats and other news about the work of the Tony Hawk Foundation and its mission to bring free, quality, public skateparks to at-risk youth in the U.S.
Posted: June 16, 2011
After more than a decade of promoting the idea of a free, public skatepark in Atlanta, Georgia, skaters there realized the fruits of their labor on Saturday with the opening of the city’s first public skatepark in the Historic Fourth Ward neighborhood.
Posted: May 16, 2011
Now in its tenth year helping fund public skateparks, the Tony Hawk Foundation launches its Summer 2011 grant season today.
Posted: May 3, 2011
Skaters turned out in full force for Gowanus Grind III, the opening of what is slated to become a full skateboarding plaza within the next several years. Organized by the Friends of Thomas Greene Park, the day's events included a skate competition, free instruction for novice skateboarders, as well as music and t-shirt silk screening for the younger kids.
Posted: May 2, 2011
The Stevens Point, Wisconsin skatepark was decades in the making, and underscores the tenacity and persistence of local skaters and advocates. A Tony Hawk Foundation grant of $10,000 in 2008 helped make it happen.
Posted: April 19, 2011
Tony Hawk Foundation grants help bring skateparks to urban Midwest and rural Native America.
Posted: April 6, 2011
Tony Hawk will address parks-and-recreation officials at this year's national convention.