Architecture 2030 seeks to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by changing the design, construction, renovation, and operation of buildings, developments, neighborhoods, and cities. This two-year grant for general-operations support allows the organization to broaden its 2030 Challenge, which calls for decreasing the energy demand of new buildings and major renovations, with a long-term goal of reaching carbon neutrality by 2030.
Architecture 2030 seeks to reduce greenhouse-gas emissions by changing the design, construction, renovation, and operation of buildings, developments, neighborhoods, and cities. Funding supports the Seattle 2030 District, a downtown area targeting dramatic improvements in the energy performance of new and existing buildings as well as transportation.
The alliance of stakeholders from utilities, manufacturers, academic institutions, environmental groups, and government agencies works through education, advocacy, technical assistance, and the development of codes and standards to promote efficient, sustainable water use in the United States and Canada. This two-year grant provides operating support for the organization.
Over the past two years, the alliance has established an international reputation for its expertise in water-efficiency programs and policy through its consulting, advisory, and advocacy work with government agencies, utilities, and conservation groups. This two-year grant provides crucial core funding to this nascent force for water and energy conversation at a critical time.
As the fundraising arm of Cambridge Health Alliance, the organization supports the Cambridge Energy Alliance, a public-private collaboration to help residents, businesses, and institutions identify, finance, and implement energy-efficiency opportunities. This grant is being used to compile new approaches and best practices for a Municipal Energy Efficiency Implementation Initiative, which provides cities with guidance, support, and funding for comprehensive energy-efficiency programs.
The nonprofit coalition leverages its connections with corporations, industry groups, utilities, financial institutions, government agencies, and environmental organizations to create broad-based support for energy-efficiency policies and programs. This two-year grant supports the alliance’s work in advancing innovative policies, consistent energy-efficiency evaluation approaches, and better building operations.
Through its wide-ranging research, programs, projects, and partnerships, the nonprofit coalition supports energy efficiency as a cost-effective energy resource and advocates policies that minimize costs and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions. Assisted by this two-year grant, the alliance is developing a model for the evaluation, measurement, and verification of current and next-generation energy-efficiency policies and programs.
The national nonprofit organization has a strong track record of leading and supporting improvements in the efficiency of America’s energy use through its publications, advocacy work in Congress, and development of appliance-efficiency standards and model building codes. This two-year grant underwrites the council’s general operations, enabling it to pursue its work in critical areas such as policy, behavior, transportation, water, and communications.
The national nonprofit organization has a strong track record of leading and supporting improvements in the efficiency of America’s energy use through its publications, advocacy work in Congress, and development of appliance-efficiency standards and model building codes. This two-year grant enables the council to expand into new areas of policy, consumer choice, and communications.
The scientific research institution works to advance and expand collaboration between the scientific community and federal policymakers. Funding bolsters the society’s efforts to inform and accelerate climate change adaptation policy and strategy development by the Federal Task Force on Climate Change Adaptation, housed within the White House Council on Environmental Quality.