• GCF engages teams of public housing residents aged 18-24, providing work experience on projects related to energy efficiency, urban agriculture, and sustainability, along with academic and technical skills in the classroom. Participants earn a monthly stipend and receive support for finding a job or getting into college upon program completion.
  • Arbor Brothers partnered with the Green City Force management team on a number of key deliverables, including:

    • Financial Model — to monitor fundraising progress, create multiyear budget projections, and track key programmatic outcomes
    • Communication Materials — to convey Green City Force’s unique value proposition to prospective funding partners
    • Service Stream Selection Tool — to optimize the portfolio of workforce development engagement opportunities

    in unrestricted funding from Arbor Brothers

  • 740

    hours of capacity-building consulting from Arbor Brothers

“Arbor Brothers have been an integral part of Green City Force’s growth and success over the past years. Their combination of deep involvement, tough love, high standards, and unwavering support through the ups and downs of a growing organization is incredibly valuable.”

Lisbeth Shepherd, Executive Director and Founder

See for yourself the difference that patient capital and thoughtful partnership can make.