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Skaters for Portland Skateparks mission is to create a comprehensive system of world-class public skateparks in Portland, Oregon.

Our vision is to make skateboarding safe and freely accessible to every skateboarder every day for everybody’s benefit.

Skaters for Portland Skateparks is a non-profit corporation, tax exempt pursuant to 501(c)(3) of the IRS code.

Board of Directors:
Mark Conahan, Treasurer
Tom Miller, Chair
Sarah Burgess, Vice-Chair

Archive for September, 2011

What’s up?

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

I got a note wondering what was going on with Skaters for Portland Skateparks since the site has not been updated in a while. We have been on something of a hiatus since public funding has dried up.

SPS has received some private donations, which we have banked and will use as an appropriate project appears. thank you donors.

Skaters around town have been working to get things rolling at the Fernhill, Kenton, Powell and Woodstock sites. We are planning to set up donation buttons that will be linked to each of these efforts as soon as we can work out how that will work: do they have a definite plan/schedule, etc. There is some talk about these projects going forwards as officially sanctioned but skater led private efforts, more news on that as it comes in.

We have also had queries about raising money to cover one of our skateparks, more news on that as we get it.