Baltimore City Recreation and Parks

Contact Information

3001 East Drive
Baltimore, MD 21217 - 4022
(410) 396-7020
FY 2017 AmeriCorps State and Territory Commission

Executive Summary

The Baltimore City Recreation and Parks Department (Department) proposes to have 20 AmeriCorps members who will increase environmental stewardship of Baltimore City parks. At the end of the first program year, the AmeriCorps members will be responsible for treating 200 acres of public land, training 5000 individuals in environmental practices and treating 20 miles of trails. In addition, the AmeriCorps members will leverage an additional 1000 volunteers who will be engaged in park conservation and outreach. This program will focus on the CNCS focus area of Environmental Stewardship. The CNCS investment of $276,600 will be matched with $324,354.00, $324,354.00 in public funding and $0 in private funding.

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