Garrett Park Improvements
In 2016 the American Planning Association funded a master planning process for Garrett Park. Since then GBA has raised nearly $750,000, in partnership with the Conservation Fund and the Friends of Garrett Park. GBA serves as project manager for the walking loop and upcoming improvements.
CAC Maker Space
Home to a large theater, music room, studios and classrooms, the Chesapeake Art Center offers affordable and free arts programs to people of all ages and income levels, in the greater Brooklyn Park region.
GBA recently collaborated with CAC to fund their new maker space through our BRNI grant request process, offered by the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development.
Youth Athletic Complex
The CSX Field in Farring Baybrook Park offers a productive environment for youth to grow and develop. The 90,000 sq ft multipurpose athletic field was developed by Cal Ripkin, Sr. Foundation and provides a quality recreational facility to the region, serving both schools and families.
The $2.8M project was funded through GBA’s BRNI requests, CSX, and several area businesses.
Filbert Street Garden
Recognized as a wildlife habitat by The National Wildlife federation, Filbert Street Garden in a significant green resource for Curtis Bay.
GBA has funded several projects at this location, including the Water Fowl Pond, which delights their ducks and other visitors while providing a refuge for urban wildlife. This project was funded by our Spruce Up Program.