We bring together employees, customers, and local residents to transform neglected public spaces into gathering places that truly serve the community.
Society’s greatest challenges are addressed in public space. Public spaces offer an invaluable forum for all community members to gather, act together, and participate in civic life. Investing in Project for Public Spaces supports innovation in
We believe that community-powered public spaces are the backbone of a healthy, equitable society, and we are dedicated to working with people who are just as passionate about them as we are. Project for Public Spaces provides specialized options for individuals offering large investments to create public spaces that can serve as the foundation for our society’s health, resilience, and so much more.
Since 1975, Project for Public Spaces has brought some of the most successful public places in the world to life with the help of dedicated partners.
More than 50 organizations have partnered with Project for Public Spaces to give back to their communities, to engage their employees and grantees, and to create the welcoming, lively, and meaningful public spaces that everyone deserves. Let us introduce you to some of our recent partners.
From 2014 to 2019, Project for Public Spaces partnered with Southwest Airlines to develop the Heart of the Community grant program. This initiative offered financial, technical assistance, and peer learning opportunities to 19 local partners around North America who sought to bring new life to their public spaces and to strengthen their communities for a more resilient future.