The Sustainable Environments Program works to overhaul our country’s low
performing infrastructure, much of it outdated and crumbling, with a new
approach that will foster healthier, sustainable, and just communities. We
believe in the potential of what we call “next generation infrastructure” to
improve transit systems, make buildings more energy efficient, better manage
our water systems and rebuild regional food systems.
Strong Local Economies
The Strong Local Economies program supports the development of robust and
sustainable economies that include a diversity of businesses and access to
quality jobs. We work to spur the growth of local businesses, encourage
equitable economic development, and improve the quality and availability of
jobs for low-income people, communities of color, immigrants, and women.
The Thriving Cultures program believes that communities with robust arts and
culture are more cohesive, prosperous and benefit from the rich cultural
diversity of their residents. We support efforts to encourage teens to explore
the arts, involve artists in community development projects and foster the
growth and success of local artists as economic engines and agents for social
The grant amount requested for should relate directly to the size of your
organization's budget and the amount that is needed to successfully complete
the project. Beyond that, please review Surdna's grant amounts by searching
through their grants database.
Applications are accepted on a
rolling basis, and full applications due approx. four months after
invitation to submit full proposal. Eligible applicants are limited to