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Partners for Places Brings Hope and Change to Nine Deserving Communities

$528,936 awarded to initiatives across the country from Austin, TX to Northampton, MA. Nine projects devoted to neighborhood sustainability actions or alternative transportation were funded. This is the power of partnership and a model of how philanthropy plays a vital role in shaping better communities.


Land Use & Community Impacts

Decisions about land use and how communities grow and change represent significant investments of public and private financial resources that have long-term and far-reaching impacts on natural, economic, and social conditions. Learn more about land use and smart growth.

A Network of Leaders

We help our members share knowledge, foster networks, and encourage leadership and action to create fair, prosperous, and sustainable regions and communities. Learn more about membership.

Get Involved: Participate in Our Working Groups

Philanthropy has a role to play in advancing smarter growth policies and practices that improve land use decision-making, ultimately leading to more equitable and sustainable regions and communities. Our members address a diverse range of cross-cutting issues and places. Learn more about our working groups.

2016 Annual Conference

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Striving for Transformation in our Energy Sector

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Research and resources that make connections across issues and highlight innovation.

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