Formed in 2002, the Allen Parks Foundation is a charitable organization whose primary purpose is to further enhance Allen’s great park system and recreation facilities, expand development of parks and recreational programming, and accept land bequests and other donations by partnering with the City of Allen, other governmental partners, local organizations and groups. The Allen Parks Foundation supports and improves the recreational opportunities in the Park system which enhances the community and the citizens’ quality of life.

In accordance with our mission, the Allen Parks Foundation has successfully secured charitable contributions from various corporations and other entities for use in enhancing the parks and recreation system. We are currently raising funds to assist with the development of a trail marking and “wayfinding” system for Allen’s trails. These systems include a pavement marking system that provides distance markers and trail nomenclature for each trail. In addition, a trail wayfinding system is being installed that will provide trail names, locations, and directions for trail users.

Other initiatives include “kidMania”, the largest handicap-accessible playground in the State of Texas located in Celebration Park; a successful Park Ambassador program that helps keep City trails and parks safe and in good condition for the community; and a “Tool Trailer” which can be used by any local organization for the enhancement of public spaces.

Upcoming Events

Allen En Blanc is POSTPONED – it is with a heavy heart that the Allen Parks Foundation has made the decision to postpone the Allen En Blanc event scheduled for this coming Saturday, May 13th. Our community has suffered immeasurable heartbreak and loss, and we want to allow everyone the opportunity to mourn and heal. The APF Board of Directors will regroup and determine a new date for the event soon. We are so thankful for your support of the Allen Parks Foundation and this event – please hold onto your white attire and we will look forward to being together later in the year.

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Thank you to all our generous sponsors of the Allen Parks Foundation En Blanc event.


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