May 16, 2023 - The Suburban Times
Partners for Parks Announces $1 Million Grant for H-Barn Project
LAKEWOOD — Aug. 10, 2023 — Partners for Parks is building awareness and making its case for support through a series of small group gatherings with community leaders, neighbors and park enthusiasts interested in the H-Barn restoration project at Fort Steilacoom Park.
LAKEWOOD — June 20, 2023 — Partners for Parks is pleased to announce its campaign leaders for the H-Barn project, a public-private partnership with the City of Lakewood to preserve and renovate a 120-year-old barn complex at Fort Steilacoom Park. These individuals were selected based upon the belief that the motivating force behind any successful appeal is leadership by persons recognized as being influential and successful community leaders. [read more]
LAKEWOOD — May 15, 2023 — Partners for Parks is pleased to announce a $1 million project grant from the Names Family Foundation in support of the H-Barn restoration project at Fort Steilacoom Park, a 350+ acre historic area in Lakewood, WA. The H-Barn Project is an innovative public-private partnership between the City of Lakewood and Partners for Parks, a 501c3 nonprofit organization committed to improving Lakewood area parks. This public-private partnership seeks to raise a total of $7.5 million by 2025. Partners for Parks is leading a $3.5 million fundraising effort within the private sector that will, in turn, support a $4 million public investment from the City of Lakewood. [read more]
LAKEWOOD — March 8, 2023 — One of Lakewood’s most historic buildings, the H-Barn at Fort Steilacoom Park, is preparing to undergo a major restoration designed to benefit the entire Lakewood community and beyond. Partners for Parks, a nonprofit focused on enhancing the quality of life for Lakewood residents, is launching a fundraising project to support a $7.5 million public-private partnership. The nonprofit is passionate about parks and will be leading a $3.5 million private sector fundraising effort that will make possible a $4 million public investment from the City of Lakewood. Multiple fundraising strategies will be used to encourage private financial support from individuals, foundations, organizations and businesses in a major gift campaign carried out in two phases through 2023 and 2024 and concluding in the spring of 2025. [read more]