SUSTAINABLE ENVIRONMENTs grant descriptions

53 Grants

Regional Plan Association

New York, NY | $200,000 (2 years)

To support a national network of regional high-speed rail advocates and a Northeast Corridor coalition to build broad public support for national high-speed rail investments connected to strategies for transit-oriented development and smart growth.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

The Reinvestment Fund

Philadelphia, PA | $75,000 (18 months)

To expand upon the successes of the Pennsylvania Fresh Food Financing Initiative's investments in supermarkets to stimulate economic development along regional food supply chains through research and project development for lending.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Other

Smart Growth America

Washington, DC | $600,000 (3 years)

To launch a federal finance and policy reform campaign that aligns smart growth principles with investment strategies, and to coordinate a multi-state smart growth policy campaign that integrates climate, transportation, social and economic outcomes.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Southern Environmental Law Center

Charlottesville, VA | $250,000 (2 years)

To support national and regional efforts in the Southeast to promote cleaner transportation alternatives, smarter growth, and sustainable and equitable communities.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

SouthWest Organizing Project

Albuquerque, NM | $100,000 (1 year)

To support efforts to advance and defend green policies in New Mexico and launch a Grassroots Leadership Institute.

Category: Climate Change

Sustainable Transportation Campaign

New York, NY | $125,000 (1 year)

To support a multi-stakeholder sustainable transportation campaign to adopt traffic pricing in the New York City region.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Transportation Choices Coalition

Seattle, WA | $75,000 (2 years)

To support the Transportation for Washington campaign — an initiative to secure new funding streams for more equitable transportation, sustainable communities, and transit-oriented development projects.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Transportation Equity Network

Chicago, IL | $500,000 (2 years)

Continued support for a national grassroots campaign promoting fair and sustainable transportation policies through reforms at the national, state and regional levels.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Transportation for America

Oakland, CA | $800,000 (2 years)

Continued support for Transportation for America to build a nationwide movement in support of transportation policies that result in improved environmental, economic and equity outcomes.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, CA | $105,000 (18 months)

To leverage public investments in climate change regulations, land use planning and public transit expansion through revitalizing the urban manufacturing industry and jobs in Los Angeles.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Green Economy

Urban Habitat

Oakland, CA | $260,000 (2 years)

To continue to advance transportation and climate justice in the Bay Area, engage equity organizations statewide in the implementation of SB 375, and grow the Boards and Commissions Leadership Institute.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Transportation and Smart Growth

Westside Industrial Retention and Expansion Network

Cleveland, OH | $200,000 (2 years)

Continued support for the Great Lakes Wind Network to strengthen U.S. manufacturing, connect firms to growing markets, develop wind policies at the state and federal levels, and build organizational capacity in advocacy, information management and communications.
Additional funding for this grant comes from Surdna's Strong Local Economies Program.

Category: Green Economy

Yale University

New Haven, CT | $225,000 (3 years)

General operating support for the Yale Project on Climate Change to provide critical research on the American public's climate change attitudes and behavior, elevate public discourse, and encourage meaningful engagement with climate change solutions.

Category: Climate Change