History of the National Recreation Foundation - Print
Enriching the Quality of Life in America
Dimensions: 11 × 5 × 1 in
Binding Type: Hardcover
The National Recreation Foundation traces its roots back to World War I and the War Camp Community Service, which was established at the outset of the war to provide off-base recreation opportunities for the thousands of men mobilized for military service during that time.
History of the National Recreation Foundation is the story of these organizations and their roles in meeting the special needs of society at a given point in time.
The authors have taught in higher education and served in various roles in professional organizations such as the National Recreation Foundation, the National Recreation and Park Association, the American Academy for Park and Recreation Administration, and the National Recreation Foundation.
Chapter 1: War Camp Community Service
Chapter 2: The National Recreation School, Inc.
Chapter 3: Creation of the National Recreation Foundation
Chapter 4: Summary of Grants Awarded 1966–2010
Chapter 5: Robert W. Crawford Achievement Prize
Chapter 6: Review of Selected Grants Made to the National Recreation and Park Association
Chapter 7: Review of Selected Grants Made to Other Non-profit Organizations
Appendix A: Alphabetical Listing of Agencies Receiving Grants
Appendix B: Graduate School Committee
Appendix C: Letter from President Wilson
Appendix D: Positions Held by Graduates of the National Recreation School
Appendix E: Financial Summary 2009
Appendix F: Historical Data 1965-2010