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West Chester, PA 19383

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Community Outreach
(*taken from WCU’s Sustainability website)

The Brandywine Valley Association
BVA provides Water protection and Environmental Education for the Brandywine Valley BVA is now more than 800 members strong and is still working to protect the picturesque and productive Brandywine Creek.

West Chester Alliance for Global Warming Awareness
Contact: Jackie Struthers

Delaware Nature Society
Ashland Nature Center Ashland Nature Center offers four self-guiding nature trails traversing 81 acres of rolling terrain through meadows, woodlands and marshes, adult and school programs, seasonal events and much more. Barley Mill and Brackenville Roads Hockessin, DE 19720

Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection
Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection (4CP) is an organization dedicated to educating the community on the severity and serious consequences of climate change. In addition, the organization will promote actions designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in order to improve our quality of life.

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia
The Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia is a business organization that brings together local leaders who share a common passion to grow successful businesses that are socially and environmentally responsible. They work with businesses from startups to older companies who want to create or maintain organizations that respect their employees, value the community and protect the earth

Pennsylvania's Alternative Energy Investment Fund
The State of Pennsylvania offers incentives to help households and small businesses take advantage of solar energy technology and make improvements to their homes or buildings that conserve energy.You can find out more about these programs at the state's web site.

Programs include:
Keystone HELP Residential Energy Efficiency Program - Provides low-interest rate loans and rebates to Pennsylvania residents for energy efficiency improvements to their homes, including the installation of energy-efficient heating and air conditioning systems, geothermal systems, insulation and air sealing, and more. Click here for more information regarding energy efficiency for your home.
Small Business Energy Efficiency Grant Program - Provides a 25% reimbursement grant, up to a maximum of $25,000, to enable Pennsylvania small businesses to acquire equipment or adopt processes that promote energy efficiency.
Renewable Energy Program - Geothermal and Wind Projects - Grants and loans for wind energy facilities and geothermal technologies, including opportunities for wind energy and geothermal manufacturers.

The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is dedicated to uniting the region's elected officials, planning professionals and the public with a common vision of making a great region even greater. Shaping the way we live, work and play, DVRPC builds consensus on improving transportation, promoting smart growth, protecting the environment and enhancing the economy. We serve a diverse region of nine counties: Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia in Pennsylvania; and Burlington, Camden, Gloucester and Mercer in New Jersey. DVRPC is the federally designated Metropolitan Planning Organization for the Greater Philadelphia Region - leading the way to a better future.