Grantee Profile

U.S. Green Building Council

Grants to U.S. Green Building Council

  • $100,000Active Strategy

    2014 (Duration 1 year)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Green Building Council uses education, outreach, and research to transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated to contribute to a more environmentally and socially responsible built environment. It will use this grant to ensure that the challenges and needs of multifamily housing are prominently discussed at one of the world's largest gatherings focused on green building design and operations: Greenbuild International Conference and Expo, and that conference proceedings document how affordable rental housing can be better served by the wide coalition of stakeholders seeking to address environmental concerns by improving buildings' energy efficiency.

  • $200,000Active Strategy

    2012 (Inactive Grant)

    Housing

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Through education, outreach, and research, the U.S. Green Building Council works to ensure that the buildings and communities are designed, built, and operated in a more environmentally and socially-responsible manner. The Council will use this grant to ensure that the challenges and needs of multifamily housing are highlighted at one of the world's largest green building design and operations conferences, by documenting how affordable rental housing can be better served by the broad cross-section of individuals and organizations involved with the various industries dedicated to "greening the built environment" by improving the buildings' energy efficiency.

The MacArthur Foundation awarded U.S. Green Building Council $300,000 between 2003 and 2014.