Sustainability Projects in 11 Cities Get a Boost with New Funding from Partners for Places

Nearly one million dollars will fund environmental efforts across the U.S.

Publication Date: 11/06/2017
Document Type: Informational Pages
Sponsor: Office of Sustainability

To date, Partners for Places has awarded $5.4 million across North America in this successful matching grant program, leading to nearly $11 million in philanthropic investments.

St. Louis, Mo. ($51,250): Will plant trees to manage stormwater, enhance tree canopy, reduce heat island impact, and strengthen community relations by holding community tree-planting events with off-duty police officers and providing
summer youth jobs for tree stewardship. (Matching funders: St. Louis Community Foundation, W.A. Kerr Foundation, Commerce Bancshares Foundation)

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