Storytelling harnesses the power of the network, member activities, and grant programs to help SSDN demonstrate and disseminate proofs of concept within the Southeast. Projects will generate stories from current Southeast Sustainable Communities Fund (SSCF) grantees and the SSDN network about sustainability best practices in the Southeast and aid in disseminating those stories broadly.
A Green Lining to New Orleans Storm Clouds: How a new nonprofit coalition is teaching neighbors how they can create solutions for flooding in their community
A new nonprofit coalition called Umbrella is teaching neighbors in New Orleans Hoffman Triangle how they can create solutions for flooding in their communityRead More
Tennessee and Alabama local governments are building relationships with TVA to improve energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and work toward alternative power sources.Read More
In a city like Charleston with deep cultural roots and more historic buildings than you can count, the effects of growth on neighborhood preservation and the growing impacts of climate change demand a new approach that can address both issues simultaneously.Read More
Peak demand in the county during the colder months has more than doubled in the past several decades as the population has grown, and many of those energy users are low-income families that struggle with the cost of heating.Read More