Green Allied Organizations


  • American Farmland Trust (AFT)
    An organization devoted to protecting farmland and improving the economic viability of agriculture.
  • Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
    An environmental action group dedicated to the protection of wildlife and the environment.
  • American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE)
    A non-profit organization based in Washington, D.C. dedicated to the promotion of renewable energy into mainstream America.
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA)
    A membership association for licensed architects.
  • Association of Metropolitan Planning Organizations (AMPO)
    A non-profit, membership organization serving Metropolitan Planning Organizations in areas of training, education, resources, and certification.
  • Center for Neighborhood Technology (CNT)
    A site dedicated to the promotion of urban sustainability
  • Conservation Fund Enterprise
    A leading nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting America’s wilderness and waterways.
  • Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI)
    A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting environmentally sustainable societies.
  • Environmental Law Institute (ELI)
    An environmental law research and education organization that participates in environmental legislation and publishes newsletters, periodicals, and books for the environmental law industry.
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
    A leader in the advancement of environmental protection, research, and policy.
  • Greenpeace
    An activist organization dedicated to exposing the global environmental problems through direct action.
  • Institute of Transportation Engineers (ITE)
    An education based organization comprised of transportation professionals.
  • International City/County Management Association (ICMA)
    A professional and educational organization for leaders of local and state government entities.
  • Local Government Commission (LGC)
    A nonprofit membership organization comprised of elected officials, community leaders, and professionals in the planning and architecture industry. Promotes the movement toward sustainable communities.
  • Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC)
    An organization that offers assistance in the transformation of rundown communities into healthy ones.
  • Mayors Institute of City Design
    An organization in partnership with leading design, planning, and building groups dedicated to the transformation of communities.
  • National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals (NALGEP)
    An association that represents local government professionals responsible for environmental compliance and the development and implementation of local environmental policy.
  • National Neighborhood Coalition
    An organization dedicated to the welfare of American neighborhoods. A provider of information on government policies and procedures concerning local communities.
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA)
    An agency devoted to the oceanic and atmospheric sciences. A voice in climate change and the conservation of our coastlines and our natural bodies of water.
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation (NTHP)
    An organization that provides education, advocacy, and resources to save America’s diverse historic places and revitalize our communities.
  • National Wildlife Federation (NWF)
    An organization dedicated to the preservation of America’s wildlife.
  • Northeast-Midwest Institute
    A private, non-profit research organization dedicated to economic strength and environmental quality for Northeast and Midwest states.
  • Rails-to-Trails Conservancy
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to the transformation of unused rail corridors by into nature trails. Focused on the revitalization of America’s wilderness, communities, and people.
  • Scenic America
    A nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and enhancing the visual character of America’s communities and countryside.

  • Sierra Club
    An organization with more than 1 million members focused on the protection of the environment, natural resources, and the planet’s wildlife.
  • Smart Growth America
    An organization dedicated to the revitalization of existing center cities and suburbs.
  • Surface Transportation Policy Project (STPP)
    A nationwide coalition working to ensure safer communities and smarter transportation choices that enhance the economy, improve public health, promote social equity, and protect the environment.
  • Sustainable Communities Network
    A network of resources dedicated to sustainable communities.
  • Trust for Public Land (TPL)
    A non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of land for use as parks, community gardens, historic sites, and working fields.
  • Urban Land Institute (ULI)
    A non-profit research and education organization providing leadership in the responsible use of land for sustainable communities.


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