About Keep Atlanta Beautiful: Keep Atlanta Beautiful, an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, Inc., serves Atlanta by developing and implementing public education and community improvement programs that make a cleaner and greener Atlanta. These initiatives enhance the quality of life and economic development in the community by instilling pride in community ownership and a behavior change that seeks improvements in littering, recycling, beautification, and natural resource conservation. www.keepatlantabeautiful.org
About Atlanta BeltLine Inc. (ABI): ABI, an affiliate of Invest Atlanta, is the entity tasked with planning and executing the implementation of the Atlanta BeltLine in partnership with the Atlanta BeltLine team including City of Atlanta Departments. Its functions include specifically defining the Atlanta BeltLine plan; leading efforts to secure federal, state and local funding; continuing the Atlanta BeltLine community engagement process; and serving as the overall project management office to execute the Atlanta BeltLine plan, including the coordination of planning and execution activities with other City of Atlanta departments and managing all vendors and suppliers. Atlanta BeltLine Inc. is also responsible for tracking and reporting progress on the Atlanta BeltLine to the Atlanta City Council, Atlanta Public Schools and Fulton County, the three taxing authorities that authorized the Atlanta BeltLine TAD legislation in 2005.
About The Atlanta BeltLine Partnership: The Atlanta BeltLine Partnershipis a non-profit organization committed to raising funds from private and philanthropic sources to support the Atlanta BeltLine; working with neighborhoods, community organizations, faith organizations, businesses and other groups to raise general awareness and broad-based support for the Atlanta BeltLine; and serving as a catalyst to mobilize resources to address the social concerns raised by new development around the Atlanta BeltLine. www.beltline.org
About Trees Atlanta: Trees Atlanta is a nationally recognized citizens group that protects and improves Atlanta's urban forest by planting, conserving, and educating. www.treesatlanta.org
About Park Pride:Park Pride, founded in 1989, is the only organization that works with communities all over Atlanta to improve their parks. Each year Park Pride coordinates more than 15,000 hours of volunteer work in Atlanta parks, develops new conceptual park plans for neighborhood parks and helps start dozens of “Friends of the Park” groups. Park Pride engages communities in programs such as Adopt-a-Park, Park Visioning, Volunteer, Fiscal Partners and Micro Grant programs. In advocacy efforts, Park Pride engages a contingency to take action for more greenspace acreage, including the creation of the Atlanta BeltLine, which promises to create more than 1,000 acres of new parks and 33 miles of trails. www.parkpride.org
About the Atlanta Community ToolBank:
Founded in 1991, the Atlanta Community ToolBank operates the country's largest Tool Lending Program focused on equipping local service groups to implement a diverse range of community improvement projects. With over 160 different tool types available year-round, the Atlanta Community ToolBank has equipped more than 400,000 volunteers to date and serves as the charter affiliate and model agency for ToolBank USA and the movement to replicate the ToolBank model nationwide. .