Homestead National Monument of America incited a massive local spending that resulted in a major Homestead tourism in 2012. Homestead presence has risen to 48 percent in 2012 compared to 2011, which is attributed to special events held in the area.
While the Homestead prompted more than $3 million for the local economy, Homestead Park Superintendent Mark Engler said the park delivers a major benefit to the community and its surrounding area.
Federal Programs Related to - Parks, Recreation & Leisure Facilities
Programs that develop, maintain, and make available park facilities and other indoor and outdoor recreation and leisure facilities. Amusement Parks; Arenas; Baseball Stadiums; Basketball Arenas; Beaches; Boathouses; Caverns; Caves; Dude Ranches; Equestrian Centers; Football Stadiums; Harbors; Hot Springs; Ice Hockey Arenas; Ice Skating Rinks; Lakes & Ponds; Marinas; Mineral Baths; Mountain Climbing Areas; Olympics Facilities; Polo Fields; Pool Halls; Private Hunting Reserves; Recreational Clubs; Skate Parks; Ski Areas; Soccer Stadiums; Spectator Sports Facilities; Waterfalls Golf Courses Programs that develop, maintain, and operate golf courses.
Programs that develop, maintain, and make available a variety of recreational facilities such as athletic fields and courts, gymnasiums, swimming facilities & public lockers. Athletic Fields; Gymnasiums; Picnic Grounds; Playgrounds
Federal Programs Related to - Community Development, General/Other
Programs that focus broadly on strengthening, unifying and building the economic, cultural, educational and social services of a community or neighborhood and improving the quality of life for all. Community Building; Community Capacity Building; Community Development and Improvement; Community Development Block Grants; Healthy Communities Community Economic Development Programs that provide technical assistance and funds to help communities retain and recycle income within the community by investing in the development of local institutions and businesses. Business Growth; Business Loans; Economic Growth; Economic Transformation; Real Estate Organizations; Socioeconomic Development; Technology Transfer; Transfer of Technology; Urban Enterprise Zones
Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.
Ilana Taub, co-founder of Snact that makes fruit snacks from fruit surplus, writes how social enterprises are challenging the status quo by attempting to transform a food system bent towards huge retailers.
Homestead National Monument Advocates Communal Advancement