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.

Announcing our 2017 Grantee Cohort

We are thrilled to announce that our 2017 cohort of grantees is yet another record-breaking year of grantmaking for CPCF in both the dollar amount and number of awards. CPCF awarded $15,600 to 15 nonprofits doing great work in and around College Park. Thank you to all of our volunteers, donors, sponsors, and partners who continue to support community-based philanthropy in College Park.

Read more about the 2017 CPCF Grantee cohort.