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For nearly two decades, the Community Partnerships and Grants (CPG) Program has worked to empower community partners, such as sports associations, recreation clubs, and other non-profit organizations to construct, develop, program and/or maintain new or enhanced public recreation facilities on King County-owned lands.

How it Works

King County contributes use of land and capital improvement grants for successful partnership proposals. Community partners contribute the necessary additional capital, in-kind resources, and volunteer time to develop the new or enhanced facility. Groups often take on an element of operations, maintenance, and programming of the facility, through a long-term agreement with Parks.

Examples of projects include:

There are currently more than 50 CPG projects in various stages of development and implementation, including preliminary discussions, initial negotiations, pre-planning, design development, permitting, construction and/or completed projects with ongoing operations.

To discuss a project idea on King County Parks' lands or to learn more about the CPG Program, please contact:
T.J. Davis, Program Manager
Scott Thomas, Program Manager