The Parks & People Foundation is dedicated to supporting a wide range of recreational and educational opportunities; creating and sustaining beautiful and lively parks; and promoting a healthy natural environment for Baltimore.
It's time for the Spring 2015 Neighborhood Greening and Clean Water Mini Grants round! Grants are available for vacant lot clean–up and restoration projects, community gardens, rain gardens, tree plantings, alley gating and more. Click on the image above to learn more about our grant opportunities.
Parks & People recognized the dedicated greening community on October 22nd at the 19th Annual Community Greening Celebration. Guests enjoyed food, live music, drinks, silent auction, award ceremony and more. Click on the image above to view pictures from the event.
Yearning to plant some trees or get dirty cleaning Baltimore's parks and waterways? Help Parks & People double our tree planting efforts and improve our watersheds by attending one of our upcoming volunteer events. Click on the image above for our calendar of events.
FEATURED EVENTS & PROGRAMS
Tree Up: Plant Trees & Learn New Cathedral Cemetery History
Location: New Cathedral Cemetery, Edmondson Ave. Entrance, 4100 Edmondson Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229 Plant trees with Parks & People and learn about the history of New Cathedral Cemetery from a local historian. A unlikely, but interesting pairing! New Cathedral Cemetery is a large Baltimore cemetery interested in their environmental impact. He...FIND OUT MORE
Plant Trees with Parks & People
Location: Meet in front of Lafayette Square Park near 1020 W. Lafayette Ave, Baltimore, MD 21217 Beautify the Harlem Park neighborhood and learn how to plant a tree. Our goal is to line the streets with trees and increase Harlem Park’s tree canopy making it a greener, healthier and more beautiful neighborhood. Questions? Contact: Email Kell...FIND OUT MORE
GROW Workshop Series: Support for Parks
Location: BCRP Headquarters - Peach Room, 3001 East Dr., Baltimore, MD The purpose of the GROW Workshop Series is to provide capacity-building and networking experiences to Baltimore City's park stewards and adult activists. This workshop will feature a presentation by our guest speaker, Gary Letteron, from the Forestry Department, along with a pa...FIND OUT MORE
Spring 2015 Grant Workshop
Location: Baltimore Community ToolBank, 1224 Wicomico St., Baltimore, MD 21230 Learn more about the Neighborhood Greening and Clean Water grant funding opportunity available for community-led greening and water quality projects. Projects may include vacant lot restoration, community gardens, rain gardens, tree plantings, schoolyard greeni...FIND OUT MORE