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GCEF RFP Process

The GCEF 2015 Request for Proposals (RFP) has now gone live! Check it out at www.gcefund.org. Register for workshops at: http://www.nfwf.org/gcef/Pages/register.aspx What is GCEF? GCEF is a $19.5 MM grant program created by the NYS Office of the Attorney General and Department of Environmental Conservation with monies obtained through a settlement with ExxonMobil over its Greenpoint oil spill. The GCEF’s goal is to fund projects that will address the Greenpoint community’s environmental prioritiesthrough a process that is open, transparent, and ensures ongoing engagement and partnership with the community. Turn your enviro ideas into projects for GCEF funding! Thursday, May 14, 6-8 PM, Gr

GREENCYCLE SWAP at Go Green!

Bring some! Take some! One man's trash is another man's treasure. Let's recycle, reuse and reduce! MEN’S, WOMEN’S & CHILDREN’S CLOTHING, SHOES, BOOKS, TOYS, BICYCLES, PHONES, HOUSEHOLD ITEMS & ELECTRONICS. We will accept electronics until 3 PM. Cleaned, gently used and working items please. It's not necessary to bring anything to browse the selection. However, out of consideration for others, we may limit folks to the greater of 1 bag or the number of bags that you have brought to donate to the swap. All remaining items will be donated to local schools, churches, Goodwill and/or Vietnam Vets of America. $5 suggested donation to help cover costs. Town Square is a qualified 501(c)(3) not-for-

Go Green Sustainability Challenge for Schools!

Has your school signed up? Go Green! Sustainability Challenge is an exciting contest for our local schools. Schools are invited to use imagination, artistry, and scientific knowledge in a 10'x10' footprint to create exhibits of art and science, representing the theme, "Greening our Urban Environment." SIGN YOU SCHOOL UP HERE. First place winners will receive astupendous teak trophy to brag about until next year's Go Green Sustainability Challenge. Winners will also receive a beautiful plaque & $1,000 cash prize! The contest criteria are: Greening the urban environment, Creativity, How well the display/project communicated the theme, and Aesthetics (presentation) The contest is free for a