Much appreciation to each of these forward-looking sponsors and supporters of this participatory global platform for community wellbeing! Contact us
to find out more about sponsorships and tax-deductible contributions.
Thank you to our most recent contributors Neckermann
, Dutch Yellow Pages
, Angelica Kitchen
, and NYU Green Grants
Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation
This foundation is a major supporter of sustainability and cultural initiatives in the state of New Jersey. In 2011-2013, this esteemed foundation is supporting our community engagement through mapmaking work with Sustainable Jersey
Green Teams. We have been training and mentoring teams throughout New Jersey, and are developing interoperability for our mapping platform.
J. M. Kaplan Fund
The Kaplan Fund
is a high impact family foundation supporting work in the categories of city life, environment, historic preservation and migrations. With their support, Green Map System is part of a nine-organization coalition called Local Spokes
, which aims to engage community in creating a new vision around bicycling in the Lower East Side and Chinatown. These neighborhoods have been our home since inception and with mobility issues so important, we are delighted to take part.
Our local utility company has sponsored our summer interns program in 2009 and 2010, as seen here
. Mentoring interns from diverse backgrounds and introducing them to Green Map’s engaging sustainability communications concepts and methodologies is an important aspect of our work.Con Edison supported our Energy Map
in 2011, too.
As a conscientious body care company that originated in Brazil, Natura has adopted social enterprise, sustainability and corporate social responsibility (CSR) throughout its sales network, products and relationships. Natura
is supporting the Spanish and Portuguese interfaces for this website, outreach tools and promotion in seven Latin American countries, including the involvement of the Natura network.
Herb Block Foundation
The political cartoonist known as Herblock has kept his life-long battle against abuses by the powerful going strong through this foundation
which helps ensure a responsible, responsive democratic government through citizen involvement. Developing Open Green Map's public participation resources is the focus of this support.
With priorities in environment, community revitalization, effective citizenry, the arts and the nonprofit sector, the Surdna Foundation
is an ideal match for our ongoing Open Green Map development. Founded by John Emory Andrus in 1917, thousands of communities have benefited from the insights and generosity of this esteemed organization and its staff.
Provides a carbon-neutral dedicated server and great technical support, 24/7, to Green Map System. Our global site, GreenMap.org
, our NYC site GreenAppleMap.org
, our Spanish site MapaVerde.org
and projects such as GreenAtlas.org
are all hosted together, thanks to pair Network's
Some of you found your way here thanks to the Google AdWords generously provided by Google Grants
. The Google Map API contributes greatly to every map and exploration that takes place on this website, and our use of other Google resources such as Analytics, supports our work everyday.
Tele Atlas Maps in Apps
Google Maps use Tele Atlas'
map data to deliver you to places familiar and exotic. As a finalist in Tele Atlas' competition for projects that use maps in applications, the prize's financial support, data and visibility at the 2008 CTIA Wireless has been a boon to the Open Green Map.
NetSquared Mashup Challenge
A project of TechSoup.org
, the Open Green Map was a featured project in 2008's challenge. In addition to landing us much needed development dollars, we gained the expertise of a mentor and from the other 20 featured projects and participants at the NetSquared
event in May 2008 as well as from the ongoing website and its many tools.
Find causes to support around the world, including this community participation in sustainability tool. Our project ranked in the Top Ten in 2008's America's Giving Challenge, and is now in their green project
section. You can donate directly there or though the link on the bottom line of any page on Open Green Map
A nonprofit, CDS
supports intercultural understanding through international exchange and professional development programs, serving 2,700 participants each year. Miikka Lammele (Finland) and Gottfried Haider (Austria) were our Open Green Map CDS interns in 2008, we look forward to welcoming other talented interns and trainees in the future.
Foundation for Sustainability and Innovation
seeks to foster
environmental restoration, preservation and education with emphasis on projects that link rural and urban settings that cultivate creativity and replicability, such as Open Green Map.
Powerful open source content management software, Drupal
drives this website and GreenMap.org's presentation, collaboration and tool center. Thank you, Drupal community! We look forward to sharing back what we create too.
New York City Environmental Fund, Con Edison & Patagonia UWS
are all supporting Green Map System's own local Green Apple Map
projects in our hometown community, New York City. Now, you can explore interactive citywide
Open Green Maps. Coming soon, the Green Teens Open Green Map! More about this exciting youth-led work-in-progress can be found at Green Apple Map/page/greenteens
Before long, youth worldwide will be invited to take part. NYC's was the original Green Map! We have created over a dozen Green Apple Maps, tours, exhibits and workshops throughout the 5 boroughs.
Special thanks to those who support our work with confidence.
Find a list of the diverse people, organizations and Green Mapmakers who support all our ongoing efforts here
Our Green Mapmakers are known as the Supporting Mapmakersand Sustaining Mapmakers, depending of their contribution.
Clackmannanshire Green Map Initiative
Fife Green Map Scotland
Galway Green Map
Westchester County Green Map
Stockholm Green Map
Baltimore Green Map
Jerusalem Green Map
Amsterdam NO LONGER ACTIVE