2018 Grant Applications Available!

The College Park Community Foundation is currently accepting applications for our sixth annual grants cycle! Our grants (ranging from $250-$1,500) support 501c3 nonprofit organizations that positively impact the College Park community. Applications are due by 11:59pm on Monday, August 20 and organizations will be notified by September 7 if their application will be funded.

Organizations interested in applying should do the following:
1.) Download and review the RFP Guidelines.
2.) Request a copy of the application form by filling out this short questionnaire.

As a part of our commitment to fiscal responsibility, we are asking each applicant to meet/talk individually with a board member about your application prior to submitting an application. Once you fill out the questionnaire above, a board member will be in touch with you.

Have questions, or aren’t sure how to proceed? Please drop us a line at nick@collegeparkfoundation.org

The College Park 5K is Saturday, May 5!

The College Park Community Foundation (CPCF) is pleased to announce that registration for the fifth annual College Park 5K is open! This year, the race will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2018, starting and ending at College Park’s City Hall and traversing through the beautiful Old Town and Calvert Hills neighborhoods, Frat Row, and Baltimore Avenue. Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to participate and all proceeds benefit CPCF’s grant-making programs.

Early bird prices are $20 for a single registration or $50 for a family of three, and available through Friday, March 23. Regular prices are $25 for a single registration or $65 for a family of three. Children under 8 are welcome to race for free with a parent or guardian. Prizes will be awarded, recognizing the top three overall male and female racers, the top three stroller racers, as well as the top male and female finishers in age categories (more info on the registration website.)

If you are interested in training for the College Park 5K, we encourage you to check out our friends over at parkrun College Park. Parkrun holds free, timed 5k runs every week on the Paint Branch Trail in College Park.