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Recommendations to improve GARP; a collaboration with NRDC for PWD

In July 2014, the Philadelphia Water Department (PWD) launched an innovative competitive grant program, known as the Greened Acre Retrofit Program, or GARP, to encourage the implementation of green infrastructure on private non-residential property.  GARP’s structure was intended to encourage a 3rd party such as a contractor or design/construction firm to compete for grant funding
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The Growing Greener Coalition’s “Finding The Green” 

 “The purpose of this single-source guide is to provide an overview of funding opportunities that may be of help to you. The guide contains a thorough listing of state funding programs for conservation, preservation and recreation projects, including the more recent funding made available from Act 13 of 2012.  In addition to a list of
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William Penn Foundation Award

We are so proud to announce that SBN was awarded a 2-year grant in the amount of $377,000 to support the GSI Partners’ ongoing work to create a strong local industry where green stormwater infrastructure is in high demand, to amplify the local economic impact of both public and private green infrastructure investments, and to support
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PWD’s Green Acre Retrofit Program (GARP)

PWD’s newest business assistance grant program encourages stormwater project aggregation. GARP provides grant assistance to companies or contractors for stormwater projects on non-residential properties with a total project size of over 10 acres or larger located in Philadelphia’s combined sewer area. Currently, PWD is seeking applicants who are companies or project aggregators that can assemble large
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Financial Incentives for Green Building and Green Stormwater Management

On May 13, the GSI Partners and the Building Industry Association’s (BIA) Green Committee co-hosted a special presentation at the EEB Hub on Financial Incentives for Green Building and Green Stormwater Management.  More than 40 developers, property owners and managers, and local firms that provide GSI- and energy-related services came to network and hear presentations from
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