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The Challenge

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The Billion Dollar Green Challenge (The Challenge) encourages colleges, universities, and other nonprofit institutions to invest a combined total of one billion dollars in self-managed revolving funds that finance energy efficiency improvements. Participating institutions will achieve reductions in operating expenses and greenhouse gas emissions, while creating regenerating funds for future projects.

In 2011The Sustainable Endowments Institute launched The Challenge in collaboration with 16 partner organizations to help nonprofit institutions achieve sizable energy savings through the use of green revolving funds.

As of September 2017, Second Nature manages higher education institutions participating in The Challenge and the Sustainable Endowments Institute manages participants from local and state governments, hospitals, and nonprofit organizations. GreenBillion.org will continue to share research, case studies, and reports related to green revolving funds.

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Funders

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Sponsors

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Partners

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Individual Donors

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In addition to generous support from our funders and sponsors, we would like to thank the following individual donors:

  • John Chandler
  • Neva Goodwin
  • Scott McDonald
  • Peter O’Neill
  • Tiffany Schauer
  • Anonymous Donors