21 Jan Massachusetts Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities
Program Name: Massachusetts Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities
Resource Type: State
State: Massachusetts, Northeast
Agency: Program Source: Grant
Description: The PARC Program (formerly the Urban Self-Help Program) was established in 1977 to assist cities and towns in acquiring and developing land for park and outdoor recreation purposes. Any town with a population of 35,000 or more year-round residents, or any city regardless of size, that has an authorized park /recreation commission is eligible to participate in the program. Communities that do not meet the population criteria listed above may still qualify under the “small town,” “regional,” or “statewide” project provisions of the program.