Jun 072016
 
(via Urban Conservancy)

(via Green Light New Orleans)

Green Light New Orleans and the Urban Conservancy, two local nonprofit organizations, received a total of $250,000 in grant money from the Allianz Katrina Fund to promote sustainable living in Orleans and Jefferson Parish by implementing programs which address energy consumption, water mitigation and fresh food access.

(via Urban Conservancy)

(via Urban Conservancy)

Allianz, a global financial services company, administered the grant as part of a $1 million, long-term commitment to support people and communities impacted by Hurricane Katrina.

The grant money will be distributed among all Green Light’s initiatives which promote environmental awareness and sustainability in New Orleans. The Urban Conservancy will use their portion the grant to further efforts to remove excessive paving in neighborhoods and to reduce stormwater run-off.

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