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