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ACCPF focuses on funding in three key areas. Park Improvements, Community Programs and Play for All. These “Initiatives” are based on our mission – ACCPF is dedicated to enhancing parks, programs, and play in our community. View our 2021 Annual Report to learn more.

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Since 2015 we have donated over $200,000 to improve our parks and trails. These improvements include:

  • Installed the Outdoor Exercise Equipment at Clarke Ranch

  • A modern drinking fountain for Wetlands Edge Trailhead

  • Funding for ½ mile of ADA trail surface for Newell Open Space Trail

  • 15 new picnic tables and  park benches

  • Outdoor Exercise Equipment at Clarke Ranch 

  • Volunteer Park and Trail days 

  • Park Bench Sponsorship Policy with the City of American Canyon

  • Installed two Barn Owl Boxes at Wetlands Edge

  • Created the Play Team teen volunteer group


ACCPF provides unique events of our own and also supports community-wide events put on by the Parks and Recreation department. These include:


  • Wetlands Volunteer Day,  WILD American Canyon, and 4th of July Fireworks Hike events

  • Fireworks Sponsorship of the City of American Canyon 4th of July celebration

  • Monthly outdoor-themed hikes, seminars, and events

  • Coordinate and run after school enrichment programs at three elementary schools in American Canyon

  • Watershed Explorers, an in-class program

  • Watershed Explorers, online Covid response program

  • Park & Play Covid response community program

  • Curiosity Kids, online Covid response education program

  • Curiosity Kids Meetups, safe, in-person outdoor science programs

  • StoryWalk, Installed American Canyon, and Napa County's first StoryWalk

  • Partner of the Annual Reindeer Run



We fund recreation and camp scholarships and provide FREE outdoor community events to promote access for all.  Play for All funding supports:

  • Planning and running events. Over the past six years, ACCPF has hosted over 30 FREE outdoor events with thousands in attendance

  • Attendance at community events with FREE nature-based activities for kids

  • Funding for camp and recreation scholarships for over 100 children and seniors each year

  • High School Scholarships: $5,000 in scholarships to graduating high schoolers who exemplify community service

  • Expand scholarship support to include low cost after school enrichment

  • Continue to fund High School scholarships ​

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