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