GoodUse partners with nonprofits to create a sustainable future.

After 10 years of phenomenal success with our partners at the Community Foundation for Greater Atlanta, Southface is thrilled to bring this program in-house, with a new name to match.

GoodUse saves nonprofits money on operations so they can expand their mission. Using technical expertise and consultative assistance, we uncover areas for improvement within the facility to increase resource efficiency and save money on utilities. To make positive changes last, GoodUse helps with project implementation and provides long-term support, ensuring upgrades are delivering results. With lower operating costs, the organizations we work with are empowered to focus on mission-critical initiatives, so they can more effectively realize their vision.

Application Timeline

Application Deadline Review Period Award Decision
March 1st, 2019 March 4th – 22nd, 2019 March 27th, 2019
June 10th, 2019 June 10th – 28th, 2019 July 10th, 2019
September 6th, 2019 September 9th – 27th, 2019 October 2nd, 2019
January 10th, 2020 January 20th – February 7th, 2020 February 12th, 2020

Partner Stories

GoodUse cultivates community and organizational empowerment by improving facilities with sustainable upgrades.

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Total kilowatts of electricity saved through GoodUse would power 7,600 offices and or facilities per year.

Our History

In 2018, GoodUse celebrated 10 years of saving water and energy and building capacity for mission-driven work.

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"The reality is if you engage with the program and focus on the money you can save, it can truly help nonprofits achieve their core mission.”
Jackson McQuigg
Atlanta History Center

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