The leading voice for smarter growth since 1994

1000 Friends of Maryland advocates for a more environmentally and economically sustainable future that creates opportunities for all Marylanders through better development patterns.



Support 1000 Friends of Maryland

The Impact of Your Gift

1000 Friends works to promote Smart Growth and improve the quality of life of all Marylanders. The name 1000 Friends implies that through our collective efforts, and the donations of many, the future we all envision for Maryland grows stronger.

There are several easy ways for you to give:

Please feel free to contact Sally Otto for more information:  sally AT or 410.385.2910. 

Your donation ensures a prosperous future for Maryland as we strive to protect natural areas, revitalize our existing communities, and advocate for better transportation choices. Thank you!

1000 Friends of Maryland is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization and your contribution is fully tax deductible. Financial information about 1000 Friends of Maryland may be obtained from the Maryland Office of the Secretary of State, 16 Francis Street, Annapolis, Maryland  21401, or by calling 410.974.5534.

A Celebration of Dru Schmidt-Perkins - Wednesday November 8

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INVITE Front Scanned 

Fabulous party fare and Maryland beer and wine

Historic Parker Metal Building

333 West Ostend Street

Near M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore

Free, secure parking on site

Tickets $100

 Sponsorship Levels

  • Sponsor:   $5,000  Listed on banner at event, prominently on program 6 tickets
  • Patron:  $2,500  Listed on website, on program and 4 tickets
  • Supporter:   $1000  Listed in program and on website - 2 tickets
  • Contributor:  $750   Listed in program and on website  - 2 tickets
  • Friend:  $500  Listed in program and on website - 2 tickets

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