2008 Grants to Green

Grants to Green is launched in coordination with the Kendeda Fund, Southface and The Community Foundation of Greater Atlanta. The program provides funding and technical assistance to nonprofit organizations into metro-Atlanta to assist them with energy and water efficiency building improvements.



Grants to Green recipient, Atlanta Neighborhood Charter School receiving a consultation from Southface.

2008- grants to green inspection [breakout]

Since its inception, Grants to Green has helped over 200 nonprofit organizations save over $8 million through water and energy-efficiency improvements.

Over the last 10 years, the program has helped over 200 nonprofit organizations in metro-Atlanta save a cumulative total of over $9 million in avoided electricity and water costs. 

Over the past 10 years, Grants to Green has helped nonprofits save a cumulative of:

$9.1 million in avoided cost to date

75,324,996 kWh in electricity savings to date

34,631 kGal in water savings to date

49,141 metric tons CO2e in avoided Greenhouse Gas emissions to date



Chris Durand Director of Management Services, Salvation Army

"Our mission at the Salvation Army is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to Help others in His name without Discrimination! ... Every day we see "hurting people" (youth to seniors) at our doors in need of life change; and, in order to help them, provide them a meal, food, a warm or dry place to sleep, ...it takes "operating dollars" and when these dollars run thin, our reach grows thin. Southface continues to help us "extend that reach" further as we save and take solid operating dollars from our Utility and Facility maintenance lines, and better utilize those dollars back into the needy programs to help and reach more needy people."

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