In preparation for the implementation of the Community Parks Framework, the intake of new NPDP projects will be paused as of October 15th, 2022.

A neighbourhood playground


The City of Edmonton Neighbourhood Park Development Program (NPDP) provides funding to support improvements to parks at the neighbourhood level.

Program Intent

To guide, facilitate, and support the creation of great spaces and fun places for neighbourhood play, wellness, and learning through active partnerships with the community.

Before You Apply

Where Do You Begin?

Neighbourhood Resource Coordinators are assigned to specific neighbourhoods to provide support to recreation initiatives including any changes or improvements to parkland.

Contact the Neighbourhood Resource Coordinator (NRC) for your area. If you do not know who the NRC is, please call 311 for assistance.

Where is the Project Located?

To be eligible for NPDP funding the proposed projects must be on a neighbourhood park. As defined by the Urban Parks Management Plan, a park includes the following:

  • Pocket parks
  • Urban village parks
  • Community parks
  • School parks

Who is Eligible to Apply?

Any not-for-profit organization that has a desire to make improvements on their neighbourhood park site can apply. For example,

  • Community leagues
  • Parent advisory councils
  • Other not-for-profit agencies

What are the Funding Levels?

Each neighbourhood is eligible for the following dollars to support their park projects:

  • Basic Projects: $15,000 in matching funds for basic projects every 5 years.
  • Intermediate Projects: $75,000 in matching funds for intermediate projects every 10 years.
  • Extensive Projects: $250,000 in matching funds for extensive projects every 15 years.

Note: Accessing project funding is limited to one level in one year. Funding levels cannot be combined.