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Environment Northeast d/b/a Acadia Center

To conduct outreach, education, and engagement on EnergyVision, a framework that sets forth a pathway to creating an energy system that allows the Northeast region to achieve deep greenhouse gas reductions by 2050.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $180,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Global Philanthropy Partnership

To support the Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance in advancing the development and implementation of deep carbon-reduction strategies in twenty-five cities around the world in ways that improve quality of life, increase equity, and enhance preparedness for the effects of climate change.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Innovation Network for Communities

To support the Green Ribbon Commission, a convening of Boston's business and civic leaders helping the City achieve its Climate Action Plan goals.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $1,160,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

NECEC Institute, Inc.

To engage in clean-energy policy analysis, education, and strategic communications in the New England region.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

New World Foundation

To select and award grants to community-based organizations that are active and effective members of the Green Justice Coalition.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

Smart Growth America

To support LOCUS’s efforts to increase low-emission, affordable, transit-oriented development projects by conducting research that identifies potential walkable urban neighborhoods (WalkUPS) and ideas to make them more appealing to developers.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $500,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

University of Wisconsin Foundation, Inc.

To support the State Smart Transportation Initiative’s (SSTI) community of practice among change-oriented state departments of transportation (DOTs), produce research and educational materials to inform DOTs across the country, and provide technical assistance to the Massachusetts DOT.

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

Urban Age Institute

To support the Emerging Opportunities Project, which introduces global transportation innovation ideas that have the potential to be transformative in Boston and other cities as we aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

  • Award Date: 3/ 2/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Climate

Alternatives for Community and Environment, Inc.

To organize communities in and around Dudley Square, carry out organizational growth activities, and amplify the voices of Roxbury residents at key transportation-planning tables.

  • Award Date: 12/ 3/2014
  • Amount: $300,000
  • Term: 27 months
  • Program: Climate

Boston Harbor Association, Inc.

To continue work on climate-change preparedness, including hosting the Living with Water international design competition in Boston.

  • Award Date: 12/ 3/2014
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate