The Fan District Association



Volunteer Positions:

Fan Arts Stroll:

May 20 & 21, 4:00 - 8:00 pm
Stroll Path: 

  • 2000-2500 blocks of Hanover & Grove
  • 200 blocks of Meadow & Robinson 
  • For additional Information, click here.

The FDA Needs You!

The FDA is looking for a few volunteers to fill the following roles: 

1) An editor for our seasonal Fanfare magazine which comes out three times a year.  If you have an interest, please contact news@fandistrict.org.

2) Park stewards to help care for all of our beautiful Fan parks.  If you have an interest, please contact parks@fandistrict.org

3) Fan Village Leaders to help your neighbors "age in place". If you have an interest, please email fanvillage@fandistrict.org to learn more about this way to help seniors in our community.

Adpot A Tree:

See the adopt a Tree program on our web site.  Click Here.

Fan Parks Clean up Day:

Mark your calendars!  Saturday, April 17 9:00 am - noon

Help spruce up our wonderful Fan parks and get them ready for Spring!

Parks we are sprucing up include Federal Park, Grace Park, Lombardy Park, Meadow Park, Paradise Park, Scuffletown Park and Sydney Park.

Please note:

  • Rain or Shine. (After all, gardeners love mud!)
  • Please bring your own gloves, rakes, pitchforks, small shovels/weed pullers, etc. or any equipment.
  • Remember to wear a mask and maintain a social distance.

To sign up, email parks@fandistrict.org.  Please include which park if you have a preference or if you are willing to work where you are needed. Many thanks!

FDA Grants Program:

FDA now welcomes Applications to its 2021 Grant program

Responses should focus on 2 areas:

  • Park or streetscape improvement to include graffiti removal and improvement to parks 
  • Services for neighbors in need to include foodbanks and healthcare support 

Due date is Wednesday, April 21 and the rules and application can be found here:

For additional information on the FDA Grants Program and for the application for a grant, click here.

News and Upcoming Events

    • 4/17 - Fan Parks Clean Up Day Rain or Shine
    • 4/17 - Spicy Food Challenge Fundraiser
    • 4/19 - City Council Discussion of Proposed FY 2022 Capital Improvement Plan
    • 4/22 - RVA Engage - Civil Tool: Difficult Conversations
    • 4/22-25 - Uptown Gallery Open House
    • 4/24 - The Branch Museum Clean Up Day
    • 4/30 - Last day to provide input on RVAgreen initiatives
    • 4/17 Fan Parks Clean Up Day Rain or Shine

    Have a great photo? Email us your picture of yourself, family, house, garden, vacation, street, park, trees,... and you just might find it on the FDA website! 

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