Barnard Place Park

Barnard Place Park is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that came together when a group of Barnard Place residents decided to raise our voice about how we live in our community.  With a considerable amount of hard work and dedication we successfully purchased a vacant parcel of land, previously owned by the City of Boston, to retain its open space for everyone to enjoy.   

In the spring of 2019, we developed the Barnard Place Park conceptual designs with support from COGdesign (Community Outreach Group for Landscape Design), a nonprofit group that gives back tirelessly to communities across Massachusetts by donating the designs required to apply for Community Preservation funding.    

In March of 2020, we learned Barnard Place Park had been selected by the City of Boston’s Community Preservation Committee to receive a $150,000 grant towards completion of the park. We are beyond grateful that the CPA is providing more than half our budget to build the park, install a memorial bench in memory of longstanding residents Boston Firefighter Scott Salman & Arta Fritch, add a wheelchair-accessible vegetable bed, a butterfly garden to enhance community involvement, along with trees, shrubs, planters, & pavers throughout the park, furnish it with bistro tables & chairs, and surround the park with wood & wire fencing.  We are charged up! And well on our way.   

Please join our community to raise the additional funds needed to complete this beautiful, South Boston public park. With your help, we can do it for everyone to enjoy!  

Your donation is 100% tax-deductible. If your company offers a matching gift program, please consider asking them to match your donation.   

Thank you! 


$25 — 100 gifts will help cover the cost of Perennial and Herb Pots 
$50 — 60 gifts will help cover the cost of the Storage Shed 
$100 — 20 gifts will help cover the cost of 5 Fermob Bistro Tables 
$250 — 20 gifts will help cover the cost of 20 Fermob Bistro Chairs 
$500 — 10 gifts will help cover the cost of the Wheelchair-Accessible Raised Garden 
$1,000 — 20 gifts will help cover the cost of Wood & Wire Fencing 

$2,500 — 4 gifts will help cover the cost of custom Memorial Bench 
$5,000 —  4 gifts will help cover the cost of Pavers and Concrete
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  • Jean Kelly 
    • $100 
    • 10 mos
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  • Matt Giannini 
    • $50 
    • 13 mos
  • Jay & Andrea Giannini 
    • $150 
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Barnard Place Park 
Boston, MA
Barnard Place Park, Corporation 
Registered nonprofit
Donations are typically 100% tax deductible in the US.
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