The College Park City-University Partnership recently provided an insightful overview of its achievements in 2023 and unveiled exciting plans for the year ahead. At the core of their mission lies a dedication to fostering a vibrant, equitable, and sustainable community, driven by dynamic collaboration between the city and the University of Maryland.

In 2023, the Partnership saw remarkable growth and success across various initiatives. Highlights included the establishment of the Community Preservation Trust, which secured $15 million in funding to tackle real estate challenges in College Park. Additionally, their Homeownership Program assisted 83 new homeowners, earning recognition as a model program in Maryland.

Infrastructure developments, such as the Campus Drive Bike Path & Riverwalk, demonstrated the Partnership’s commitment to enhancing the local environment. Their active involvement in events like the ITGA Conference and Trolley Trail Day further strengthened community connections and engagement.

Looking ahead to 2024, the Partnership is poised to expand housing programs, advance creative placemaking initiatives, and continue their impactful work in the community. Leveraging ongoing support and investments, they aim to maximize their positive impact and further solidify their reputation as a model organization for community development.

The College Park City-University Partnership expresses gratitude for the consistent support received, emphasizing the importance of collaborative efforts in achieving shared goals. As they embark on the journey ahead, they remain committed to driving positive change and building a brighter future for College Park and its residents.