• What is Groundwork Elizabeth?
    Founded in England in 1979, the Groundwork program engages the public sector, the private sector and the community in addressing challenges in urban communities. more information

  • What type of projects and programs are being done now?
    Groundwork’s mission is to improve places and in doing so to improve the lives of people within the Elizabeth community and beyond. more information

  • How can I get involved?
    Groundwork welcomes individual group and corporate volunteers and sponsorships. more information
Coming Events

Groundwork network recognized by US Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C., Thursday, January 16, 2014—On Thursday, January 16th, Rick Magder, Executive Director for the Groundwork USA program attended an award presentation after being chosen by the National Park Service for the Department of Interior’s 2013 Partners in Conservation award, which recognizes Groundwork USA’s outstanding contribution to conservation nationwide through community engagement and cooperation with local, state and federal partners.
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Included in this photo are members of the Groundwork USA organization and leadership, representatives from Groundwork Hudson Valley and Groundwork Anacostia (DC), the Secretary of the US Department of the Interior Sally Jewell, members of the National Park Service Rivers and Trails Assistance Program, and Green Team members.

Sunshine and perfect weather greeted participants in the
11th Annual Tour de Elizabeth, Sunday May 18th

Elizabeth — After the downpours that soaked riders last year, the organizers of the annual Tour de Elizabeth bike ride through the city were understandably nervous. But last Sunday, they couldn’t have asked for a more glorious day for the 11th annual, 15-mile jaunt through what was once known as Elizabethtown, the first capital of New Jersey. Under dazzling blue skies, more than 700 riders, many who braved last year’s rain, took to the streets.

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Green Team

Tour de Elizabeth