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The Massachusetts Institute for a New Commonwealth, Inc.

To provide core operating and capacity-building support.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $450,000
  • Term: 36 months
  • Program: Sector Effectiveness

The Nature Conservancy

To support the Alliance to Curb Climate Change, a partnership with the Environmental Defense Fund, with the goal of promoting bipartisan leadership on climate and energy policy in ten states.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $400,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Climate

The Nature Conservancy

To improve climate resiliency and access to high-quality information resources and planning tools for communities and stakeholders of Africa's Lake Tanganyika, while also building the critical capacity of the Lake Tanganyika Authority.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $650,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Global

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

West End House, Inc.

To provide capacity-building support in the form of multi-year operating support, training, and technical assistance through the Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative Youth Arts Mastery Cohort.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $85,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

ZUMIX, Inc.

To provide capacity-building support in the form of multi-year operating support, training, and technical assistance through the Barr-Klarman Arts Capacity Building Initiative Youth Arts Mastery Cohort.

  • Award Date: 6/23/2015
  • Amount: $100,000
  • Term: 24 months
  • Program: Arts & Creativity

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
  • Award Date: 5/27/2015
  • Amount: $5,000
  • Term: 12 months
  • Program: Memberships & Sponsorships

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