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Funders

In addition to the SITES Collaborators, major funding for the Sustainable Sites Initiative program is provided by:

The Meadows Foundation
The Meadows Foundation exists to assist people and institutions of Texas improve the quality and circumstances of life for themselves and future generations. The Meadows Foundation strives to exemplify the principles of its founder in addressing basic human needs by working toward the elimination of ignorance, hopelessness and suffering, protecting the environment, providing cultural enrichment, encouraging excellence and promoting understanding and cooperation among people.

 

Landscape Structures Inc.
Landscape Structures, the premier provider of innovative playground equipment, is committed to creating inspiring play experiences for children while honoring the environment. From personalized playground design to custom-designed playstructures, they offer commercial playground equipment that is artful, safe and, most of all, made for years of fun.

Additional funding provided by:

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - EPA was established to consolidate in one agency a variety of federal research, monitoring, standard-setting and enforcement activities to ensure environmental protection. EPA's mission is to protect human health and to safeguard the natural environment-air, water, and land-upon which life depends.

Texas Commission on Environmental Quality - TCEQ strives to protect our state's human and natural resources consistent with sustainable economic development. Our goal is clean air, clean water, and the safe management of waste.

Horticultural Research Institute - HRI was established in 1962 to support and promote horticultural research that benefits the nursery and landscape industry. HRI is regarded as the research arm of the American Nursery & Landscape Association.

USDA Forest Service - The Forest Service was established in 1905 and is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture. The Forest Service manages public lands in national forests and grasslands, which encompass 193 million acres.

U.S. General Services Administration - GSA’s mission is to help federal agencies better serve the public by offering, at best value, superior workplaces, expert solutions, acquisition services and management policies.  GSA consists of the Federal Acquisition Service (FAS), the Public Buildings Service (PBS), and various Staff Offices, including the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs (OCIA).  Eleven Regional Offices extend GSA’s outreach to federal customers nationwide.

For information on how to support the SITES program, please contact info@sustainablesites.org.