Stanford, NY – November 15, 2023
Saratoga Associates, a distinguished firm specializing in Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Engineering, and Planning, is delighted to announce its collaboration with the Town of Stanford, NY, in securing a successful Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) for the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation Environmental Protection Fund: Parks, Preservation, and Heritage Grant.
- Agency/Program: OPRHP EPF PKS D
- Region: Mid-Hudson
- CFA #: 127745
- County: Dutchess
- Applicant: Town of Stanford
- Project Title: Stanford Playground and Recreation Challenge/SPARC Park Playground Project
- Project Description: The Town of Stanford aims to utilize the awarded funds, totaling $274,420, to renovate the beloved Stanford Playground and Recreation Challenge—known as SPARC Park. The project focuses on meeting modern accessibility and safety standards, ensuring that individuals of all ages, regardless of mental or physical abilities, can enjoy the natural amenities that make Stanford a great place to live, work, and play.
- Date of Announcement: November 15, 2023
Community Impact: This initiative aligns with the Environmental Protection Fund Grants Program’s mission, providing matching grants for the acquisition, planning, and development of parks, historic properties, and heritage areas within the State of New York. The SPARC Park Playground Project represents a commitment to inclusivity, aiming to create a space where the entire community can come together, fostering a sense of unity and well-being.
Saratoga Associates’ Commitment: Saratoga Associates is proud to continue its tradition of supporting local communities and businesses in achieving their financial goals. This success follows our previous collaboration with the Village of Dolgeville, where Saratoga Associates assisted in securing $2.25 million in funding through the New York Forward Grant. Furthermore, our clients were awarded more than $300k in the State’s updated booklet of CFA projects for 2023.
As we contribute to the enhancement of New York’s parks and recreational facilities, Saratoga Associates remains dedicated to making positive impacts in communities for years to come.
Saratoga Associates Landscape Architects, Architects, Engineers, and Planners, P.C. is a multi-disciplinary, professional design firm with over 50 years of experience providing landscape architecture, architecture, engineering, and planning services throughout the Northeast.