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Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities

Coral Gables, Florida
www.fundersnetwork.org

Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities was awarded $1,045,000 between 1999 and 2015, including 9 grants in Community & Economic Development, What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance, and Policy Research.

$125,000

2015 • 3 years • Community & Economic Development

The Funders' Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (the Funders' Network) is a 17 -year-old philanthropic affinity group that works to strengthen foundation leadership at the intersection of regional and community economic development, urban planning, and environmental sustainability. The grant will renew the Foundation's membership in the Funders' Network for three years, and will provide general operating support for the organization's activities: staffing funder working groups on issues that are relevant to Foundation strategy (e.g., climate change); publishing a regular online newsletter; producing topical working papers; running a leadership development fellowship; and mounting an annual conference that brings practitioners, policymakers, and funders together.

$200,000

2013 • 1 year • What We're Exploring: Cities, Information, and Governance

Over the past decade, a new type of municipal leader charged with balancing efforts to create a healthier environment and promote economic prosperity has emerged: the urban sustainability director. The Urban Sustainability Directors Network comprises 120 U.S. city sustainability directors who exchange information, collaborate to enhance individual practice, and work together to advance the field of urban sustainability. With this grant, the Funders’ Network will provide resources to the Local Sustainability Matching Fund, which is designed to spur pioneering climate adaptation and mitigation projects in cities and other locales.

$90,000

2012 • 3 years • Community & Economic Development

The Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities works to strengthen foundation leadership at the intersection of regional and community economic development, urban planning, and environmental sustainability. This grant renews the Foundation’s membership in the Funders’ Network for the next three years and provides general operating support for its activities: staffing funder working groups on issues that are relevant to Foundation strategy (e.g., Green Buildings and Green Neighborhoods), publishing a regular online newsletter, producing topical working papers, running a leadership development fellowship, and mounting an annual conference that brings practitioners, policymakers, and funders together.

$50,000

2010 • 2 years • Community & Economic Development

In support of general operations (over two years).

$30,000

2009 • 1 year • Policy Research

In support of general operations.

$235,000

2005 • 3 years

In support of leadership and membership services (over three years).

$175,000

2003 • 3 years

In support of general operations (over three years).

$105,000

2001 • 3 years

To educate philanthropic constituencies about the smart growth movement (over three years).

$35,000

1999 • 1 year

To educate philanthropic constituencies about the smart growth movement.

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