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Welcome to the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange

The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange is a practitioner network that supports communities seeking to adopt and grow green stormwater infrastructure programs by accelerating peer learning, innovation and implementation.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

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The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange seeks to accelerate the adoption of green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) solutions through the creation of a practical playbook that any community can use to implement green stormwater infrastructure affordably and equitably across North America.

Welcome to the Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange

The Green Infrastructure Leadership Exchange (“the Exchange”) – a project of the Global Philanthropy Partnership – is a highly connected peer learning network that offers a platform for practitioners to share experiences, circulate ideas, and solve problems together toward finding more sustainable water infrastructure solutions. Click to learn more.

MEMBER SPOTLIGHT

San Francisco Public Utility Commission, Together with
San Francisco Unified School District, Unveils New Green Stormwater Infrastructure Projects at Two Public Schools

On November 5th, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) and the San Francisco Unified School District marked the completion of two new green infrastructure projects at two public schools. The projects involved introducing bioretention planters and landscape redesigns, as well as additional greenspace to expand play areas for students. The two projects
were among the first funded by the SFPUC’s 
Green Infrastructure Grant Program activated last year to finance
both public and private projects that improve the management of stormwater runoff. 

Learn more here

GI Exchange Member Kansas City Water Recently Marked
Completion & Official Opening of
New West Bottom Green Infrastructure Project

On November 6th, Kansas City Water (KC Water) celebrated the completion of the Central Industrial District (CID)/West Bottoms Green Infrastructure project, as well as the ten year anniversary of its Smart Sewer Program, launched to reduce combined sewer overflows locally. Among the upgrades under the new project are a new drainage system to better control stormwater after heavy rainstorms, as well as a boardwalk with native plants and trees and a permeable paved multi-event space.

Learn more here. 

WHAT’S NEW

Harnessing Community Involvement in Design & Programming of Public Spaces Helps Propel Community Development & Equity – Both Essential for Our Post-Pandemic Recovery

Harnessing Community Involvement in Design & Programming of Public Spaces Helps Propel Community Development & Equity – Both Essential for Our Post-Pandemic Recovery

Parks and other public spaces have played an essential role throughout the pandemic. Recently, the Knight Foundation released a report that highlights how harnessing community involvement in design and programming at neighborhood parks, city-wide destinations and...

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8 Exchange Members Contribute GSI Practice Areas Examples to EPA for Their Upcoming Website Upgrade

8 Exchange Members Contribute GSI Practice Areas Examples to EPA for Their Upcoming Website Upgrade

In April, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) invited Exchange members to participate in their upcoming website update by contributing relevant projects to their What is Green Infrastructure webpage that exemplify the various major GSI practice areas. Members...

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GSI Trailblazers Campaign 1st Place Winner – Cincinnati!!

GSI Trailblazers Campaign 1st Place Winner – Cincinnati!!

The Exchange has selected the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati as the 1st place winner in our recently launched GSI Trailblazers Campaign, for their case study submission showcasing their trailblazing Lick Run Greenway project, which centers equity...

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OUR PROGRAMS

MEMBERSHIP

Member Benefits

Your organization will connect with a network of peers who are leaders in GSI implementation and innovation across the US and Canada and have opportunities to collaborate with other member cities to solve GSI issues.

Being a Member

Our members are cities, counties, and utilities who have committed to green stormwater infrastructure as a strategy for community resilience and to sharing their knowledge with their peers.

Application Form

If your organization is not a member of the GI Exchange and you would like to join, please start by completing this Application Form.

Our heartfelt gratitude to our funders for their support of our mission, which makes our work possible.