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Friends of Grand Rapids Parks

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Economic Development, Environment, Recreation & Sports, Sports, Urban & Community Economic Development

Mission: To protect, enhance and expand parks and public spaces in Grand Rapids

Geographic areas served: Grand Rapids

Programs: Develop community capacity to address issues impacting our urban forest canopy in grand rapids through a citizen forester program, tree inventory, and community web resource center.

organize, coordinate and manage volunteers to help improve parks through planning, clean ups and projects.

educate and build awareness amoung the residents of grand rapids about the benefits of parks and public spaces through the use of special events, data, research and publication.

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Rating: 5

I am so grateful that the Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is working to make our community a better place. The quality of life in Grand Rapids continues to improve, I attribute this success to the investment community leaders have made in developing 'Friends'. I am looking forward to watching this organization grow!