Commitment to Action

National Expansion of GREEN Community Schools

Commitment by

Jayni Chase, MGR Foundation

In 2010, the MGR Foundation committed to establishing the GREEN Community Schools program in an additional ten United States cities over the next five years. MGR's mission is to create long-term holistic partnerships between specially selected high-need public schools and their surrounding community residents, stakeholders, resource providers, and families to ensure that the community is environmentally aware and able to successfully practice and promote sustainability in their lives, communities, and worldwide.

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Commitment

National Expansion of GREEN Community Schools

Launched

2010

Est. Duration

5 Years

Estimated Total Value

$3,500,000

Region

Northern America

Countries

United States

Commitment by

Jayni Chase, MGR Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Walter Burnett, Cool Globes, Field Museum, Alliance for Climate Education, Post 27, Loyola University Chicago, West Town Bikes, Climate Cycle, The Center for Environmental Education, Rebuilding Exchange (Delta Institute), Green Home Chicago, Purple Asparagus, Chicago Public Schools, Garfield Park Conservatory Alliance, Openlands, U.S. Green Building Council, National Wildlife Federation, Chicago Park District, Eco Schools Alliance, Green Grocer