Parks and Recreation

Parks and Recreation Grants - Local and Private

Mission Statement:
Improve the quality of life for residents of Independence by providing superior park facilities, exceptional recreational programs and other related services.

Through state, federal, local and private funding sources, a number of grant programs are utilized. From historic preservation efforts to playgrounds and trail development, grants have provided for a variety of projects that promote recreation, preserve our historic and natural resources and generally improve the quality of life in our community.

Mayor's Christmas Carnival
Donation - Hy-Vee Independence#1 Store  (2008, 2009, 2010) 
Donation - Radio Disney-KPHN (2009, 2010)
Donation - New Signs  (2009, 2010)
Donation - Target Independence Store (2010)

Tennis Program
United States Tennis Association
Community Tennis Development Workshop Scholarship

Tennis Block Party Grant United States Tennis Association (2009)

Donation - USTA League Play United States Tennis Association (2009)
Donation - United States Tennis Association

Tennis Equipment Donation - Dick's Sporting Goods (2009)
Tennis Equipment Donation - Tennis Wilson (2009)
Tennis Equipment Donation - Tennis Association (2010)
Tennis Equipment Donation - United States Tennis Association (May 2010)

Young Professional Fellow Scholarship National Recreation and Park Association (2009)

Tennis in the Parks Grant - United States Tennis Association Equipment (2010)
Tennis Block Party Grant - United States Tennis Association (2010) 

Various Grants and Donation  
Donation - MuttMitt Supplies (2009)
Donation - Premier Site Furniture (2009)