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Lower Ninth Ward Center for Sustainable Engagement and Development

New Orleans, La.
$190,000

Awarded

Awarded:
2015

The center works to support environmentally conscious and sustainable recovery of New Orleans’ Lower Ninth Ward, which borders coastal waterways and wetlands. This two-year grant funds work to launch a community coalition, develop working relationships with community-based organizations, and engage residents in support of non-structural flood risk-reduction measures and river diversion for wetland restoration.

Area Served

Area Served:
New Orleans, La.