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Forever Balboa Park partners with the City of San Diego and works with dozens of park entities to sustain, envision, and enhance a best-in-class park for all visitors and future generations. Our mission-driven projects help rehabilitate the park’s forest, restore and enhance historic buildings and gardens, and activate public spaces for community engagement.


To sustain, envision, and enhance Balboa Park for all visitors in partnership with the City of San Diego and in collaboration with other park organizations and the community.


Forever Balboa Park is the leading nonprofit organization partnering with the City of San Diego, community organizations, and the public to enhance Balboa Park. Its focus is to sustain the park’s legacy, enrich its many assets, and collaborate with park stakeholders to envision and execute initiatives that benefit both residents and visitors for decades to come. Forever Balboa Park brings valued resources to the park enabling capital improvements, raising funds, and recruiting volunteers to provide projects, programs, and services that promote the best interests of the park and the greater San Diego region.

In the News

The San Diego Union-Tribune: Carousel glides to a milestone: 100 years in Balboa Park
KUSI: Forever Balboa Park names Elizabeth Babcock as first CEO
The San Diego Union-Tribune: San Diego’s lead Balboa Park group has a new CEO
Times of San Diego: Forever Balboa Park Nonprofit Launches National Search for President and CEO
The San Diego Union-Tribune: Balboa Park groups merge ahead of Botanical Building repairs
KUSI: Balboa Park Conservancy and Friends of Balboa Park merge to become Forever Balboa Park


Points of Light: Service Enterprise Certification
2021 Best Tree Health Care Program award by the San Diego Regional Urban Forests Council
2021-2022 AmeriCorps VIP Fellow
2020-2021 AmeriCorps VIP Fellow
2019-2020 AmeriCorps VIP Fellow
2018-2019 AmeriCorps VIP Fellow

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