Funding

funding

Why let capital (or lack of) stop great ideas?

Discover the ins and outs of stimulus money, ARRA tax incentives, grants, level billing, amortization. Find volunteers and interns. Tap into new ways to find and raise funds.

In the era of shrinking budgets, share ideas to get the job done!

 
 

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Announcing Green Guru Media

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Tuesday, 25 November 2014 00:00



Green Guru Network announces its new media arm, Green Guru Media, to help grow your green business communications. We're bringing clients top rate talent in the areas of Newsmaking Communications, Public Relations, Online Marketing & Social Media.

With targeted experience in Sustainable Government and Sustainability Management for over her 20 years we specialize in motivating groups to take action on:

Energy Efficiency
Recycling and Materials Management
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Scholarships Available for CT NOFA: A Summer Gathering

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 25 June 2014 16:40

Scholarships Available for CT NOFA: A Summer Gathering

CT NOFA is holding A Summer Gathering: Growing Food, Farms and Community in Morris, CT on Saturday, July 19.

A generous donor has made scholarships available for students, interns, etc. interested in food systems work/careers to attend at no cost.

Share with staff/interns, publish in your newsletter, feel free to promote to all you networks, facebook, etc.

Join us for A Weekend of Food and Farming in July -
There's something for everyone!

Friday, July 18, 6:30-9:30 pm
and/or Saturday, July 19, 9:30 aRead more

   

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Apply for the Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 19 February 2014 09:18

Apply for the Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program

The Partnership is pleased to announce that applications are now being accepted for the 2014-2015 Abbey Duncan Brownfield Scholarship Program. As you may know, the program was initiated to support students pursuing education in brownfield-related fields and was named in honor of Abbey Duncan, an avid environmentalist, talented dancer, and tireless community supporter. The 2014-2015 Scholarships will be one-time awards of up to $2000.

Scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis andRead more

   

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4 Last Minute Ways to Give Back (Hint: No Cash Involved.)

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 18 December 2013 06:46

The last week of the year is a great time to relax, review, and rejuvenate. It’s also a unique time be a part of the joys of giving.  Looking for opportunities to contribute in a meaningful way this hoilday season? There are many highly effective green non-profit groups in the Hudson Valley offering hands on opportunities to be of service in upbeat and creative atmospheres. Consider participating in one of the groups that break the mold and challenge beliefs about community giving.

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Green Guru Network Holiday Mug Awards

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 27 November 2013 00:00

Green Guru Network Holiday Mug Awards

You asked!  We listened We've extended our Holiday Mug awards!  Nominate a green business, non-profit, or leader. Tell us in 500 words or less what makes their work important and register to win Green Guru Network Holiday Breakfast Baskets with Hudson Valley locally roasted coffee, GGN mugs, local half and half, baked treats made with local grain, and locally farmed honey for both of you! New Deadline Friday December 6, 2013!

 

Email your entry to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it   oRead more

   

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Funding Emerging for Stone Ridge Orchard

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Friday, 22 November 2013 17:13

Funding Emerging for Stone Ridge Orchard

We are pleased to announce that Equity Trust, Scenic Hudson and the Open Space Institute have all provisionally agreed to provide various levels of funding and support for the acquisition and long term conservation of Stone Ridge Orchard.

We are still seeking one or more funding partners so that we can finalize our purchase of Stone Ridge Orchard by the end of the year. These funders can be private individuals or foundations.  
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Hurry For Funding From EPA's Construction Rebate Program

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 20 November 2013 15:44

Dear Clean Diesel Stakeholder, 
  
EPA's Construction Rebate Program has opened!  Please see the following links for info about the construction rebate program. The application period will be open November 20 through January 15 and applicants will be chosen by lottery. 
  
Eligible applicants for this funding opportunity include regional, state, local or tribal agencies or port authorities with jurisdiction over transportation or air quality.  Private entitieRead more

   

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Climate Smart Resiliency Planning Tool Now Available

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Thursday, 10 October 2013 00:00

Municipalities develop many plans to guide land use, emergency response, floodplain management, hazard mitigation, etc. The Climate Smart Communities program has released a new tool, Climate Smart Resiliency Planning, to help local planners and officials assess how well these plans incorporate resiliency to climate hazards. The tool includes information on climate hazards in New York State and links to resources that can help municipalities fill the gaps identified in their plans.

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Request for Proposals for Nyack

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Wednesday, 09 October 2013 15:06

Request for Proposals for Nyack

Very exciting opportunity:

The New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC) and New York State Department of Environmental Conservation's (NYS DEC) Hudson River Estuary Program, in partnership with the NYS DEC Hudson River National Estuarine Research Reserve are soliciting proposals to design a "Sustainable Shorelines" demonstration project at the Nyack Beach State Park in Upper Nyack, New York.

Their looking for "ecologically-enhanced, engineered" shoreline treatment(sRead more

   

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Apply For Urban Forestry Projects Funding

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Tuesday, 08 October 2013 00:00

DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR URBAN FORESTRY PROJECTS

New York State DEC is b=now accepting applications for Urban Forestry Project Grant Funding. They are looking toAdd and Enhance Green Space In Cities Throughout the State

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced the DEC is accepting applications for urban forestry project grants to enhance landscapes and provide green spaces in urban areas across the state.

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EPA Shut Down: Climate Smart Communities Webinar Psotponed

Written by Lea Cullen - Boyer Monday, 07 October 2013 17:53

Dear Climate Smart Community Leader:

PLEASE NOTE: This Thursday’s scheduled Climate Smart Communities webinar “Collaborative Green Power Procurement and PON 2672” has been postponed.

One of our guest speakers is an EPA employee and due to the current federal government shutdown will be unable to participate.

We plan to reschedule this webinar after the federal government resumes operations.

Thank you for your interest.

Office of Climate Change 
New York State Department of Environmental ConservaRead more

   

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