OUR CORE PROGRAMS
Preserve and Enhance Parkland
We are committed to the preservation of the park's canyons, lawns, gardens, and wildlife habitats to ensure an ecologically sound and sustainable natural system.
Arbor Day Celebration
Goal: purchase and plant a grove of trees in the park with volunteers - $3,500 for the purchase of trees, invitations, programs, outreach and refreshments.
Goal: partner with other groups to conduct quarterly cleanups - $500 for recruitment, outreach, event refreshments
Support Youth Education Programs
Together with our partners in the Balboa Park Educators' Council, we support programs to promote access, understanding, and education in Balboa Park
Summer Camp Brochures
Goal: print and distribute 20,000 park-wide collaborative camp brochures printed in February for March distribution to city schools, park visitors - $2,500 for 20,000 brochures
Field Trip Scholarship Fund
Goal: fund field trips for low-income children from Title 1 city schools - $2,000 annual budget serves 400-500 children
Junior Friends of Balboa Park Patch Program
Goal: fund brochures and patches for organized youth groups - $750 annually purchases patches and brochures
Promote Park Community and Culture
We support park-wide events and activities that promote the Park's historical significance, achievements, cultural heritage, architecture, and natural beauty. We encourage and support outreach activities that bring visitors to the park and educate them about the park.