Recreation ADVISORY COUNCIL resources center

 Advisory Council Vice President Joy Watson facilitates a monthly community meeting at Baker Playground

Advisory Council Vice President Joy Watson facilitates a monthly community meeting at Baker Playground

PRAC Resources

The Parks Alliance acts as the nonprofit 501(c)3 partner entity for all local Advisory Councils and the Philadelphia Recreation Advisory Council (PRAC). The Parks Alliance provides consultations and trainings on:

  • boosting community engagement
  • fundraising capacity
  • program development
  • organizational structure

All services are free to Council members.

DOWNLOAD THE PRAC MANUAL FOR FREE

REQUEST HELP FROM THE PRAC SUPPORT TEAM

DOWNLOAD THE PRAC TRANSITION PLAN AND 2018 SCHEDULE

PRAC MEETING MINUTES ARCHIVE

 

 Advisory Council leaders participate in a Design Thinking Workshop at Comcast Collaboration Studio sponsored by Jefferson University

Advisory Council leaders participate in a Design Thinking Workshop at Comcast Collaboration Studio sponsored by Jefferson University

Advisory Council Monthly Meeting Toolkit

Looking for a way to bring structure to your Advisory Council and increase engagement? Download the following free materials and utilize them to get the most out of your meetings!

MEETING AGENDA TEMPLATE

SIGN-IN SHEET

VOLUNTEER'S GUIDE TO OBTAINING BACKGROUND CLEARANCES

MAKE YOUR COMMUNITY AWARE OF THE ADVISORY COUNCIL

 

Advisory Council Fundraising Center

Need assistance coming up with a fundraising strategy for your recreation center? The PRAC Support Team is here to help. Consider applying for at least one of the following grants that would allow your board to develop or sustain a program that will benefit your community!

The Philadelphia Activities Fund Grant - The annual deadline to apply is May 1st

LISC Philadelphia's Community Connections: Engage + Learn + Lead Program
*Please note that the deadline to apply for the summer 2018 LISC grant program has passed*