Job opening: Grants Manager

Join our staff! Parks & People is seeking an experienced professional to be responsible for preparing and submitting proposals and reports for government agencies and foundations. The grants manager researches prospects, manages the calendar of grant deliverables, fulfills reporting requirements, and coordinates with staff to ensure all grant obligations are met.  You can find [...]

Job opening: Grants Manager2021-09-16T14:04:05+00:00

Welcome, Stacey Hubbard!

Welcome Stacey Hubbard, our new Director of Finance! Stacey hails from Chicago and moved to Baltimore about 5 years ago. She has an MBA from Robert Morris University -IL. She has almost a decade of nonprofit accounting experience. Stacey recently adopted an 80 pound pit-boxer mix named Beau during the pandemic! Beau thinks [...]

Welcome, Stacey Hubbard!2021-06-22T16:33:47+00:00

Parks & People Seeking Qualified Architects, Engineers and Designers

The Parks & People Foundation seeks qualified Architects, Landscape Architects, and Civil Engineers (Designers) to provide design services during the design phase as well as the construction phase of various park development projects at to-be-determined locations across the city of Baltimore, MD. The selected team will be expected to work collaboratively with the Park [...]

Parks & People Seeking Qualified Architects, Engineers and Designers2021-03-29T14:49:54+00:00

Dr. Franklin Lance appointed President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Franklin Lance (Frank) has been appointed the President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation effective August 1, 2019. Serving as vice chair of the Parks & People Board for the last four years, Frank has been intimately familiar and involved with the work of Parks & [...]

Dr. Franklin Lance appointed President and CEO of the Parks & People Foundation2021-03-10T11:33:19+00:00

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan digs in to Natural Dye Initiative

Parks & People was thrilled to welcome Maryland's First Lady Yumi Hogan to see the progression of the Baltimore Natural Dye Initiative, a natural dye farm and processing site on our campus on Friday, June 28. The First Lady toured rows of marigolds, black-eyed Susans, and more which will serve as raw material for educational, [...]

Maryland First Lady Yumi Hogan digs in to Natural Dye Initiative2021-03-10T11:34:30+00:00

Maryland First Lady, Mrs. Yumi Hogan, Visits Parks & People

We were thrilled to welcome Maryland's First Lady, Yumi Hogan, to our campus in March. She met with staff members to learn about our mission and programming while getting a chance to explore our 9-acre oasis in West Baltimore. Thank you for stopping by, Mrs. Hogan!

Maryland First Lady, Mrs. Yumi Hogan, Visits Parks & People2021-03-10T11:41:36+00:00

Leadership Announcement

Parks & People CEO, Lisa Schroeder, has accepted an opportunity to serve as President and CEO of The Pittsburgh Foundation, one of the nation's largest community foundations. Lisa will remain in her current position as leader of the PPF until May 1, 2019. Of this change, Board of Directors Chair, Matthew Kostmayer, said it best: “the [...]

Leadership Announcement2021-03-10T11:42:23+00:00

Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies

Simply put, there would no Parks & People Foundation without Sally Michel. Sally had a vision for a Baltimore where everyone is connected to their community and each other through vibrant parks and green spaces. For more than 30 years, Parks & People has worked to make that dream a reality. Sally's impression can be [...]

Sally J. Michel, founder of Parks & People Foundation, dies2021-02-08T21:53:59+00:00

Welcoming the Jean and Sidney Silber Center to Campus!

On June 14th, Parks & People celebrated the newest addition to its campus - the Jean and Sidney Silber Center! Friends, supporters and project partners gathered to honor the generosity of Jean and Sidney Silber. Jean and Sidney's lifelong dedication to Baltimore and their passion for gardening will live on through the Silber Center, the [...]

Welcoming the Jean and Sidney Silber Center to Campus!2021-02-08T21:57:58+00:00

2016 Top 10 States with LEED certified buildings

The U.S. Green Building Council recently announced the 2016 Top 10 States with LEED certified buildings and our state of Maryland ranked #7 on the list! In 2016, Parks & People Foundation received LEED Platinum certification (the highest level possible) for its Sally & Butch Michel Center for Parks & People. We're so happy to [...]

2016 Top 10 States with LEED certified buildings2021-02-08T22:02:46+00:00
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