Sustainable Environments

Total: $8,635,500

Partnership for Working Families

  • Denver, CO
  • $175,000 (3 years)

Support PWF and its national network to connect innovative local advocacy and organizing strategies to national policy, emphasizing the creation of quality jobs and career pathways in the growing green economy, like construction and transportation. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.
Category: Green Economy

Smart Growth Leadership Institute

  • Washington, DC
  • $75,000

To support the goals of the federally established Sustainable Communities Partnership by creating a dialogue between federal, state, regional and local officials and by working with states and communities to create models for the Partnership to showcase.
Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Reconnecting America

  • Oakland, CA
  • $225,000 (2 years)

For general support to enable Reconnecting America to implement strategies that will amplify its efforts to foster equitable and sustainable transit-oriented development throughout the country. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.
Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Southwest Network for Environmental and Economic Justice

  • Albuquerque, NM
  • $25,000

To support planning and execution of The People's Plan: A Southwest/ Bi-National Summit on Climate Justice and Environmental Justice. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Effective Citizenry Program.

Sustainable Northwest

  • Portland, OR
  • $100,000

To continue to engage and build support for policies and projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, create green jobs and develop a new approach to transportation infrastructure to turn vulnerable, economically disadvantaged rural communities into sustainable communities.
Category: Climate Change

Urban Agenda

  • New York, NY
  • $120,000 (2 years)

To implement the NYC Green Collar Jobs Roundtable Campaign's recommendations to grow an inclusive green economy and diversify the approach to job creation and workforce development. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.
Category: Green Economy

TransForm

  • Oakland, CA
  • $125,000

Continued support to ensure successful implementation of regional and statewide strategies in California to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, with a focus on climate, smart growth and sustainable transportation policies, transit funding and Sustainable Communities Strategy plans.
Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Urban Habitat

  • Oakland, CA
  • $300,000 (18 months)

To advance transportation justice in the Bay Area and to build a coordinated California equity strategy that addresses challenges and opportunities at the federal and state level.
Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Transportation Equity Network

  • Chicago, IL
  • $375,000 (18 months)

To support a national grassroots campaign by transportation equity advocates seeking to improve equity and access to opportunities through policy reforms at the national level.
Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network

  • Cleveland, OH
  • $100,000

To strengthen U.S. manufacturing and communities, connect firms to workforce development services and growing markets, help urban residents gain access to good careers, and develop wind manufacturing policies. Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.
Category: Green Economy