Community Environmental Benefit Fund


Installments to organizations for selected projects began in September.

Ash Creek Conservation Association
Ash Creek Estuary Master Plan and Educational Outreach
Update of Ash Creek Estuary Master Plan.

Black Rock NRZ, Inc., for Park City Compost
Park City Compost Initiative
Launch and operate a City-wide,scaled aerobic food composting entity.

Bridgeport Neighborhood Trust
South End Commons Intiative
Incorporate energy efficent and environmentally healthy design into 4 new 2Fam. homes.

Bridgeport Regional Business Council
Bridgeport Regional Energy Partnership
Fund an all-community task force w staff to implement programs for energy conservation & renewables.

City of Bridgeport Department of Health & Social Services
The 7 Minutes to Health @ The Park Challenge
Install a state of-the-art outdoor fitness facility in Seaside Park.

The Connecticut Coalition for Environmental Justice
Program to augment existing air quality data in Bridgeport through systematic monitoring.

The Council of Churches of Greater Bridgeport
Increasing Access to Healthy Foods: BPass Program
Expand existing program to support local food entrepreneurs & workers.

Bridgeport Downtown Special Services District
Colorful Crew Beautification Project
Installation of plantings and other beautification measures in the downtown.

East End NRZ Pop-Up Market & Café
East End NRZ Market Microgreen Container Farm
Build and operate a microgreen shipping container farm.

Groundwork Bridgeport, Inc.
Understanding and Improving Air Quality in Southern Bridgeport
Launch new program to generate better air quality data for planning purposes.

Health Improvement Alliance / St Vincent’s Medical Center
Sustaining Bridgeport’s Local Farmer’s Markets
Create and launch community business model for locally grown and consumed food.

Metropolitan Council of Governments
PSEG Coal Fired Power Plant Reuse Planning Study
Commission coal plant site reuse study on behalf of CoB and PSEG, per CEBA.

NuPower Thermal Bridgeport, LLC
Thermal Loop Connection to Approved Storage and Waste
Subsidize thermal loop connection to Approved Storage and Waste, 2nd chance employer.

Operation Fuel
Better Homes and Buildings Program
Pilot / demonstration program to install heat pumps in 11-12 residential buildings.

PT Partners / The United Way of Coastal Fairfield County
PT Partners’ Environmental Awareness Campaign
Installation of air quality monitors at PT Barnum Apts. for resident education and planning purposes.

University of Bridgeport, Fiduciary
Seaside Gateway Trail
Creation of a landscaped walking trail at Seaside Park intended to promote wellness.

Allocations are not awards. Allocations reflect a reservation of CEBF resources for Projects. Awards amounts require ETF action, subject to terms and conditions the ETF and Designated Organization may require / establish.

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