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Honors and Awards

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Received the 2015 Best Urban Business Mangaement Practice in the Bay AwardSecond Place for best combination of best management practice in a series category: Intensive Low Impact Development Retrofits in Two DC Neighborhoods.

Awarded the Meridian Hill Park Partners in Preservation Grant in 2013. Meridian Hill Park is a nationally significant example of Neoclassicist American park design first proposed in the 1901 McMillan Plan. The exposed aggregate concrete throughout creates a public park whose ambitious scale, intent, and historic integrity has not been matched in the United States. Today, it serves as a gathering place for the local community as well as for visitors from around the world. A $50,000 grant will stabilize and repair exposed aggregate concrete grotto.

Named "One of the Best" charities by the Catalogue for Philanthropy: Greater Washington for the 2011-2012 season. The catalogue screens nonprofits for excellence, cost-effectiveness, and impact.

Received Bethesda Magazine Green Award at the Bethesda Green Gala and featured in the November/December 2011 isssue of Bethesda Magazine.

Named DC Nonprofit Partner of the Year and received the DC Mayor's Environmental Excellence Award in April 2011.

Honored as a Potomac Champion by the Alice Ferguson Foundation at the 2011 Trash Summit for our work on the Rock Creek Extreme Cleanup.

Recognized by Rock Creek Park for outstanding service during National Park Week in 2010.

Rock Creek Conservancy's Braeden Bumpers received the National Park Service National Capital Region's Hartzog Outstanding Individual Volunteer Award in 2012.

RiverSmart Washington received 2012 Vision Award of The Committee of 100 on the Federal City. Rock Creek Conservancy is a partner on this important initiative.