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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

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