Sustainable Ithaca

These grants are focused on sustainability issues in Tompkins County, New York, including the subprogram areas of Energy and Climate Change, Environmental Health and Toxic Threats, Greening Systems, and Education and Behavior Change.

Sustainable Ithaca > Ecosystem Conservation

These grants include both terrestrial and aquatic systems conservation and restoration.  Primary emphasis of aquatic systems is Cayuga Lake and its tributaries.  Overall goal is to maintain an intact, functional ecosystems in Tompkins County.  Projects and programs that address toxic threats to humans and natural systems will also be considered.

2017


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Cayuga Lake Protection
$45,000
www.cayugalake.org

Friends of Stewart Park, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support (over 2 years)
$70,000
www.friendsofstewartpark.org

Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
Effects of Microplastics in Cayuga Lake (over 2 years)
$40,000
www.ithaca.edu

Sustainable Markets Foundation

2016


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Friendship-Building for Active Protection Across and Beyond the Watershed
$40,000
www.cayugalake.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Energy and Climate Change

These grants encourage the development of alternative and renewable energy sources, energy efficiency and knowledge and action on climate change in Tompkins County.

2017


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Renewable energy alternatives to Dryden gas pipeline extension
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Movement Building in an Era of Tipping Points
$60,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

2016


Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
HeatSmart Tompkins II: Renewed Action for Renewable Heating
$85,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

Ithaca Neighborhood Housing Services

Ithaca, NY
Pilot Affordable Housing Solar Installation
$39,936
www.ithacanhs.org

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Energy, Equity, and Economic Development
$65,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

2015


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Program (over 2 years)
$140,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative
$70,000

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Heat Smart Tompkins
$65,000
www.tompkins-co.org

2014


Second Nature, Inc.

2013


Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Solarize Tompkins

$80,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Town and City of Ithaca Sustainability Plan Implementation (over two years)
$100,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
An Integrated Approach for Increasing the Adoption of Energy Efficient
Behaviors and Technologies in Tompkins County (over two years)
$150,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Town of Caroline

Slaterville Springs, NY
Solarize Tompkins Southeast
$37,000
wwwsolariztompkinsse.org

2012


Second Nature, Inc.

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Local Building Material Initiative
$15,000
www.ccetompkins.org

2011


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Green building and renewable energy program
$15,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Feasibility study for aggregation of energy efficiency saving via retrofitting lighting in business and institutions
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

2010


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Pellet stove pilot project for rural homes in Tompkins County
$40,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Local Building Material Initiative
$10,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

Second Nature, Inc.

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Technical support to Tompkins County municipalities around gas drilling concerns
$50,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Green Building and Renewable Energy Programs
$25,600
www.cce.cornell.edu

2009


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Non-food based, biomass energy pilot project
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Summer work-study students for a weatherization education and outreach program in collaboration with the Tompkins County Climate Protection Initiative
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Kitchen Theatre Company, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
LEED Certification for the new theater restoration
$25,000
www.kitchentheatre.org

Paleontological Research Institution

Ithaca, NY
My Climate, My Community public education program on climate change (over two years)
$36,000
www.museumoftheearth.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Sustainable Tompkins' Finger Lakes Carbon Fund program startup
$5,000
www.fingerlakesclimatefund.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Environmental Education

These grants focus on informal K-12 and adult education programs that encourage individual and organizational sustainability practices.

2017


New Roots Charter School

Ithaca, NY
Participation in Green Schools National Network Catalyst Schools Project
$5,000
www.newrootsschool.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Youth Engagement on Cayuga Lake
$18,000
www.CenterForTransformativeAction.org

New York Foundation for the Arts, Inc.

Brooklyn, NY
1st Street Mosaic Project -Cayuga Lake System Gaps
$8,000
www.nyfa.org

Community Science Institute, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Water and Community: Building Understanding and Stewardship of Water Resources in Tompkins County (over 2 years)
$15,000
www.communityscience.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Conservation Corps
$40,000
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

2016


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General Operating Support for Ithaca ReUse Center Expansion
$75,000
www.ithacareuse.org

Paleontological Research Institution

Ithaca, NY
Building and Improving Climate and Environmental Change Education at Smith Woods and the Cayuga Nature Center
$30,000
www.priweb.org

Sciencenter Discovery Museum

Ithaca, NY
Go Green! Sustainability Gallery (over 2 years)
$100,000
www.sciencenter.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Environmental Health and Toxic Threats (prior to 2016)

These grants address concerns about the human health and environmental effects of hydrofracking for natural gas and to educate about toxins found in household and personal care products.

2015


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Cayuga Coal Ash Disposal Facility: Review, Remediation Planning & Closure (over 2 years)
$26,000
www.cayugalake.org

2014


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
General operating support
$35,000
www.cayugalake.org

2013


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Hope Requires a Restful Mind: Coping with Climate Change and Fracking in
the Cayuga Lake Watershed
$35,000
www.cayugalake.org

2012


Community Science Institute, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Water Monitoring Project: Sustaining Baseline Initiatives
$15,000
www.communityscience.org

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
It Takes a Network to Protect a Watershed: Capacity-Building for Effective Watershed Teamwork and Leadership
$37,500
www.cayugalake.org

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Geneva, NY
Underwater Video Baseline of Cayuga Lake Watershed
$15,000
www.hws.edu

2011


Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Design and implementation of legal strategies that protect communities from the threats associated with gas industry activities
$42,000
www.cedclaw.org

Community Science Institute, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Water Monitoring Project: A Regional Baseline Initiative
$20,000
www.communityscience.org

Ithaca Area Wastewater Treatment Facility

Ithaca, NY
Drop-box program for unwanted household medications
$10,000
www.ci.ithaca.ny.us/departments/dpw/iawwtp.cfm#latest

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
TCCOG Land Use Analysis and Impact Assessment Project
$5,000
www.tompkins-co.org

Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Shaleshock Media
$5,750
cedclaw.org

2010


Community Environmental Defense Council, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Work to help communities respond to industrialization in rural Tompkins County
$25,000
cedclaw.org

West Harlem Environmental Action, Inc.

New York, NY
Clean and Healthy New York's toxics programming in Tompkins County
$20,000
www.weact.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Community Environmental Defense Council's work to help communities respond to industrialization in rural Tompkins County
$25,000

2009


Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Drinking well and freshwater baseline testing prior to hydraulic fracturing gas drilling operations in Tompkins County
$15,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Democracy School training for Shaleshock members concerned about gas drilling
$2,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Marcellus Accountability Project to map gas leases in Tompkins County
$4,100
www.tcgasmap.org

Women's Voices for the Earth

Missoula, MT
Clean New York programming in Tompkins County around toxics education
$20,000
www.womenandenvironment.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Greening Systems (prior to 2016)

These grants support conservation of natural systems, improved transportation, local food and smart growth systems.

2015


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, A Film About the Loss of an Ecosystem
$10,000
www.cayugalake.org

The Finger Lakes Land Trust, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Expanding Conservation in the Emerald Necklace (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.fllt.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Groundswell Farm Business Incubator Program
$50,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Online Directory of Commercial Kitchens and Business Services available for Food Enterprise Start-Ups 
$14,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Local Foods Promotion Campaign (over 18 months)
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Ithaca Carshare, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Software upgrade
$15,000
www.ithacaarshare.org

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Resilient Watershed Planning & Protection
$35,000
www.cayugalake.org

Cornell University-Cornell Plantations

Ithaca, NY
Park Park Natural Area
$15,000
www.cornellplantations.org

Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Local Food Systems Gap Identification
$25,000
www.greenstarcommunityprojects.org

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Ithaca, NY
Revitalizing Stewart Park (over 2 years)
$60,000
www.tompkinschamber.org

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Finger Lakes Climate Fund, Neighborhood Minigrants Program, and General Support
$65,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

2014


Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Transition to new facility (over 2 years)
$120,000
www.fingerlakesreuse.org

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Tompkins County wetlands mapping project
$25,000
www.cayugalake.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Groundswell Farm Business Incubator Program
$50,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
"From Scarcity to Abundance" Sustainability Leadership Development Series
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell University-Cornell Plantations

Ithaca, NY
Stewardship and Enrichment of the Park Park Natural Area
$20,000
www.cornellplantations.org

Green Resource Hub

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$45,000
www.greenresourcehub.org

Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Weaving Together a Sustainable Food System
$20,000
www.greenstarcommunityprojects.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Bike Walk Tompkins (over two years)
$90,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$40,000
www.fingerlakesreuse.org

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Starfish, Networks, and Social Movements for Sustainability
$70,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

2013


The Finger Lakes Land Trust, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Emerald Necklace Greenbelt Project - Phase II (over two years)
$60,000
www.fllt.org

Tompkins County Area Development, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Preliminary Needs Assessment: Local Commercial Food Sector
$3,500
www.tcad.org

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Smart Growth Community Education & Outreach
$25,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca , NY
Groundswell New Farmer Training Programs

$50,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
From Scarcity to Abundance Sustainability Leadership Development Series
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Social Ventures

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Green Resource Hub
$20,000

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca , NY
Securing a Future for Farming - Linking farmers and farm land Finger
Lakes East Land Link Initiative
$12,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Grand Aspirations

Saint Paul , MN
Summer of Solution Ithaca
$5,000
www.grandaspirations.org

Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca , NY
Food System Network Building and 3rd Annual Food Justice Summit
$5,000
www.greenstarcommunityprojects.org

Human Services Coalition

Sustainable Tompkins

Ithaca, NY
Building Climate Smart and Climate Ready Communities
$85,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Ithaca, NY
Strengthening the Friends of Stewart Park Organization (over two years)
$30,000
www.friendsofstewartpark.org

2012


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County Food System: Initial Policy Planning Project
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Creating Opportunities for Landless Farmers: The Groundswell Farm Enterprise Incubator
$25,000
www.cta.sas.cornell.edu

Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca's 2nd Annual Food Justice and Sustainability Summit
$4,000
www.greenstarcommunityprojects.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Healthy Food for All collaborative to make fresh local quality produce available to households with limited income
$40,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
For ongoing support of a local sustainability planner for the Towns of Ithaca and Dryden to continue community energy planning and building sustainable neighborhoods
$40,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

2011


Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for the Green Resource Hub
$15,000

The Finger Lakes Land Trust, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Emerald Necklace Greenbelt Project
$60,000
www.fllt.org

Cornell University-Cornell Plantations

Ithaca, NY
Park Park Natural Area stewardship, enhancement, and maintenance for one year
$40,000
www.cornellplantations.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Sustainable Tompkins
$115,000

2010


Catalog Choice

Berkeley, CA
Pre-cycling program for unwanted mail in Tompkins County
$10,000
www.catalogchoice.org

Parks & Trails New York, Inc.

Albany, NY
Finger Lakes trails conference and follow-up technical assistance in Tompkins County
$18,000
www.ptny.org

American Farmland Trust-Northeast Regional Office

Saratoga Springs, NY
Protecting farms and strengthening the vitality of the region's farm and food economy
$50,000
www.farmland.org

Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support
$125,000
www.fingerlakesreuse.org

Tides, Inc.

San Francisco, CA
Shared Space and Services project by The NonprofitCenters Network
$13,000
www.tidescenter.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Local food systems initiatives (over two years)
$100,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

The Finger Lakes Land Trust, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Land Stewardship Initiative
$25,000
www.fllt.org

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Sustainability Planner for the Towns of Dryden and Ithaca
$105,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

2009


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Strengthening the capacity of the local food system and improving access to it by low-income households
$30,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell University-Cornell Plantations

Ithaca, NY
Park Park stewardship
$39,700
www.cornellplantations.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for Sustainable Tompkins, promoting sustainability in Tompkins County (over two years)
$260,000
www.sustainabletompkins.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Local Food Systems

These grants allow support for the infrastructure of the local food system and identification of gaps in the system.  The overall goal is to increase the amount of food produced locally.

2017


Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Collaborating to Bridge Food System Gaps
$18,000
www.greenstar.coop/gscp

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

2016


Center for Transformative Action

Greenstar Community Projects, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Local Food System Networking and Gap Identification
$30,000
www.hotpotatopress.org

Sustainable Ithaca > Education and Behavior Change (prior to 2016)

These grants support programs that provide education on sustainability for K-12 students and the general public, and encourage behavior change around environmental stewardship and consumerism.

2015


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
GIAC Conservation Corp
$40,000
www.cityofithaca.org/327/Greater-Ithaca-Activities-Center

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Floating Classroom - Building Capacity for Success
$25,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Paleontological Research Institution

Ithaca, NY
Fostering future thinking: Programs to foster thinking about human environmental impacts, trends and cycles, and planning for the long-term future
$20,000
www.priweb.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for The Sustainability Center
$25,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Sciencenter Discovery Museum

Ithaca, NY
Exhibits on water conservation
$20,000
www.sciencenter.org

2014


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
"Get Your GreenBack Tompkins" County-side energy-saving community-building campaign      
$70,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Pollinator Gardening Education & Outreach Project
$5,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Conservation Corp
$35,000

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Sustainability on the Ithaca Commons
$21,500
www.downtownitha$21,500ca.com

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Education programming and operational spport for the Sustainability Center
$50,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Paleontological Research Institution

Ithaca, NY
Education on the local impact of climate change
$25,000
www.museumoftheearth.org

Wells College

Aurora, NY
Floating Classroom - Community Access for the Future of Cayuga
$15,000
www.wells.edu

2013


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Get Your GreenBack Tompkins County-wide energy-saving community-building campaign
$64,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Sciencenter Discovery Museum

Ithaca, NY
Watershed Explorer exhibit to promote understanding of local watershed
$30,000
www.sciencenter.org

2012


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Get Your GreenBack - Tompkins! County-wide energy-saving
community-building campaign
$62,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Ithaca College

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Cayuga Nature Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Fostering public understanding of the impact of climate change on natural environments in Tompkins County
$40,000
www.cayuganaturecenter.org

Greater Ithaca Activities Center, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Student Conservation Corps to introduce at-risk teens to conservation, restoration, and sustainability experiences
$35,000

Wells College

Aurora, NY
The Floating Classroom "Community Access" program, targeted outreach, and programming for low-income community groups
$18,000
www.wells.edu

Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for 3rd year programmatic expansion (over two years)
$120,000
www.fingerlakesreuse.org

New Roots Charter School

Ithaca, NY
Living Laboratory for Educating for Sustainability
$5,000
www.newrootsschool.org

2011


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Get Your GreenBack - Tompkins! County-wide energy-saving community-building campaign
$50,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
eLab pilot project for green job creation, and assistance to minority/women-owned businesses
$20,000
www.cce.cornell.edu

Ithaca Downtown Business Improvement District, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Finger Lakes Sustainability Center startup
$25,000
www.downtownithaca.com

Cloud Institute for Sustainability Education

New York, NY
Sustainability curricula recruiting and planning for Tompkins County school districts
$9,095
www.cloudinstitute.org

Center for Environmental Sustainability

Ithaca, NY
Four Collaborative initiatives
$5,000
www.ces-ithaca.org

Southern Tier Advocacy & Mitigation Project, Incorporated

Ithaca, NY
Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective
$15,000
www.stamp-cny.org

2010


Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
TCLocal's work to publish, Thinking Local in Tompkins County, Volume 2
$4,000
www.tclocal.org

Wells College

Aurora, NY
The Floating Classroom's Eco-Cruises on Cayuga Lake and enhanced outreach to low-income and minority populations to increase their participation
$26,000
www.wells.edu

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
General operating support
$60,000
www.cayugalake.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
The Youth Farm Project
$8,400

Environmental Leadership Program

Greenbelt, MD
Ithaca Fellowship recruits and the Eastern Regional Network
$10,000
www.elpnet.org

Southern Tier Advocacy & Mitigation Project, Incorporated

Ithaca, NY
General support for the Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective
$15,000
www.stamp-cny.org

Tompkins County Soil and Water Conservation District

Ithaca, NY
The 2010 Envirothon competition
$1,900
www.tcswcd.org

2009


Cayuga Lake Watershed Network

Aurora, NY
Outreach and advocacy work in two Cayuga Lake sub-watersheds
$20,000
www.cayugalake.org

Cornell University-Laboratory of Ornithology

Ithaca, NY
Outreach events and education on birds for children, families and teachers
$2,000
www.birds.cornell.edu

Finger Lakes ReUse, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for deconstruction and materials reuse program
$50,000
www.fingerlakesreuse.org

Ithaca College

Ithaca Festival

Ithaca, NY
Event composting, recycling and waste management program
$6,500
www.ithacafestival.org

Science Discovery Center of Tompkins County, Inc. (Sciencenter)

Ithaca, NY
Sustainability education for children at the Sciencenter
$50,000
www.sciencenter.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Sustainable Tompkins' Finger Lakes Bioneers event
$15,000
www.wemakeourfuture.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Travel and engagement activities for Tompkins County youth attending the US Social Forum
$15,000

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
General operating support for SewGreen, teaching sewing to youth and adults to promote sustainability and healthier practices regarding reuse and waste reduction
$30,000
www.sew-green.org

Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Lehman Alternative Community School's 'veggie bus', allowing student transportation to community service activities
$2,000
www.icsd.k12.ny.us/lacs

Southern Tier Advocacy & Mitigation Project, Incorporated

Ithaca, NY
Green Guerrillas Youth Media Tech Collective, serving at-risk youth through job training and lessons about sustainability
$10,000
www.stamp-cny.org

The Food Studies Institute

Trumansburg, NY
Food literacy education program for Trumansburg Elementary School
$30,000
www.foodstudies.org

Wells College

Aurora, NY
Cayuga Lake Floating Classroom's Public Eco-Cruises on Cayuga Lake
$12,000
www.wells.edu

Sustainable Ithaca > Smart Growth

These grants include support for smart growth planning, zoning reform, aternaltive transportation modes, and vehicle mile reduction.

2017


Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Groundswell Center for Local Food & Farming - Farming for Justice http://groundswellcenter.org/
$70,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Community Foundation of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Housing Investment Fund: Feasibility Study
$50,000
www.cftompkins.org

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Securing a Future for Farming - Land and People
$25,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Learn@EcoVillage's workshop "Asking the Right Questions: Green Building Knowledge for Local Decision Makers"
$25,000
www.centerfortransformativeaction.org

Ithaca Carshare, Inc.

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Ithaca Municipal Sustainability Collaboration
$35,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us

2016


Media Alliance

San Francisco, CA
The Ithaca Voice - Unaffordable: Ithaca's Housing Crisis
$5,000
www.media-alliance.org

Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Tompkins County Housing Summit
$25,000
www.tompkins-co.org

City of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Building for Energy Efficiency: Developing New-Construction Standards for Ithaca
$51,970
www.cityofithaca.org

Center for Transformative Action

Sustainable Ithaca > Other

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
"From Scarcity to Abundance" Sustainability Leadership Development Series
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

The History Center in Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Heritage Education Center Feasibility Study
$5,000
www.TheHistoryCenter.net

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
Community supported agriculture
$35,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
Sustaining Sustainability through Inter-Municipal Collaboration
$47,732
www.town.ithaca.ny.us 2016 Sustaining Sustainability through Inter-Municipal Collaboration

2015


Cornell Cooperative Extension of Tompkins County

Ithaca, NY
"From Scarcity to Abundance" Sustainability Leadership Development Series
$20,000
www.ccetompkins.org

Sustainable Markets Foundation

New York, NY
Travel of 5 members of the Ithaca 2030 District Steering Committee to the 2030 District Network Summit in Cleveland
$4,186

2014


Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
2015/16 Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF) (over 2 years)
$35,000
www.ithaca.edu

2013


Ithaca College

Ithaca, NY
17th Annual Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival (FLEFF)
$15,000
www.ithaca.edu

2011


Institute for Conservation Leadership

Takoma Park, MD
Capacity Initiative for Sustainability: Leadership and Organizational Development for Tompkins County
$25,000
www.icl.org

Ithaca College

Alternatives Venture Fund, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Real Prosperity Starts Here: Rewriting the metrics by which we measure progress and economic vitality
$5,000
www.alternatives.org/venture

Center for Transformative Action

Ithaca, NY
Creating Opportunities for Landless Farmers: the Groundswell Farm Enterprise Incubator
$15,000
cta.sas.cornell.edu

Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce Foundation

Ithaca College

Second Nature, Inc.

Boston, MA
Community leaders participation in the New Partners for Smart Growth conference
$5,000
www.secondnature.org

2010


Historic Ithaca, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Significant Elements Job Training Program
$15,000
www.historicithaca.com

2009


Social Ventures, Inc.

Ithaca, NY
Green aspects of renovation to Ithaca's Tem Skate Park for community recreation
$20,000
www.facebook.com/IthacaSkatePark

Town of Ithaca

Ithaca, NY
A deer fence for the West Hill Community Garden at Linderman Creek
$10,000
www.town.ithaca.ny.us