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The Trust for Public Land

To pilot the Climate-Smart Cities program in Boston and, later, the metro area, incorporating Boston-specific data into its modeling and online mapping tools to help inform future climate-preparedness planning.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Vote Solar

To bring solar energy to scale by removing barriers to market participation in New England, with a focus on Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Vermont.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $200,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

A Better City Initiative, Inc.

To create a public-realm plan to enhance public spaces that encourages greater use of public transit, biking, and walking throughout the City of Boston.

  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $250,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

A Better City Initiative, Inc.

To develop a mobile-source emissions calculator to generate data that will lead to a greater understanding about average fuel efficiencies and their related greenhouse gas emissions and that will serve as a performance indicator for Go Boston 2030.

  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $20,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Innovation Network for Communities

To launch and implement the Renewable Energy Leadership Prize, a $100,000 award to the nonprofit institution in Greater Boston that develops the most compelling strategy for large-scale renewable energy generation from either on-site or off-site sources.

  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $125,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Merck Family Fund

To conduct the Economic Benefits of Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative research project.

  • Award Date: 4/27/2015
  • Amount: $150,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

A Better City Initiative, Inc.

To implement the Challenge for Sustainability program, which encourages Boston businesses to invest in environmentally sustainable practices meant to reduce their carbon footprint.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $420,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Boston Redevelopment Authority

To extend the EcoDistricts Energy Fellowship position for one year in order to complete research and pilot projects, communicate the outcomes, and devise strategies and actions to institutionalize the work.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $65,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Community Labor United, Inc.

To build a strong community base of support for climate action through the Green Justice Coalition, engaging working-class communities of color in developing and implementing an energy vision and action plan.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $600,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Conservation Law Foundation, Inc.

To support the Transportation for Massachusetts Coalition (T4MA)’s strategic planning process to clarify its goals and design strategies.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 6 months
  • Program: Climate