GPPDirector

New Michigan Bakery Helps Community Through Neighbor Loaves Program

The new Ypsilanti, Michigan bakery, Bird Dog Baking, is helping the community through Artisan Grain Collaborative’s initiative, Neighbor Loaves. Artisan Grain Collaborative is a project of Global Philanthropy Partnership. For more, please see Local Eats: Ypsilanti’s Bird Dog Baking opened at the start of Michigan’s coronavirus lockdown. To learn more about Artisan Grain Collaborative, please […]

Read More

Efficiency Through Higher Ed Collaboration

The Executive Summary and full report on Driving Energy Efficiency Through Higher Education Collaboration are now available. Please click on the links below to view/download. Executive Summary – Driving EE Driving EE Through Higher Ed Report  

Read More

Higher Ed Institutions Commit to Reduce Energy Use

The City of Chicago announced that 10 local colleges and universities have joined Retrofit Chicago’s Commercial Buildings Initiative (CBI), committing to reduce energy consumption by 20% in at least one campus building over the next five years.  See the press release here: ARCH

Read More

Chicago one of five urban winners in Mayors Challenge

Bloomberg Philanthropies awarded Chicago $1 million for a SmartData Platform, the first open-source, predictive analytics platform – aggregating information in one place to help leaders make smarter, faster decisions and prevent problems before they develop. Congrats also to USDN members from Providence (winning the largest award), Philadelphia, Houston, and Santa Monica.  Details about the innovative projects […]

Read More