Grand Rapids, Michigan (July 20, 2009)- The Friends of Grand Rapids Parks is an independent, citizen led, nonprofit enterprise founded in 2008. It is a grassroots movement to protect, enhance and expand parks and public space in Grand Rapids, Michigan. They believe that vibrant parks and public spaces are essential to support the community’s economic competitiveness, environmental health and cultural wellbeing.
The Friends of Grand Rapids Parks goal is to help Grand Rapids rebuild and sustain an exceptional system of parks and public spaces and, by extension, increase home values, improve citizen health, safeguard air and water quality and strengthen the community’s ability to retain and attract residents, businesses and visitors.
Friends of Grand Rapids Parks