KLA Perspectives

Congrats to our Award-Winning, Grant-Scoring Clients!

Posted byKim Lundgren on Dec 12, 2018 9:14:31 PM

Our Clients, out there crushing itOne of the most rewarding aspects of our work at KLA is seeing our clients recognized for their incredible achievements. Every day we are proud to help them make a difference because they have embraced the mantle of leadership on sustainability, climate action, and equity. 

Fortunately, we’re not the only ones who have taken notice. 

As we wrap up 2018, we want to share with you just some of the accolades -- in the form of awards and grants -- that our rockstar client communities received this year.

20130814_110756Arlington County, VA

First Platinum level community under the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED for Communities program

Trinity-Church,-Copley-Square,-Boston-USA-000052280956_LargeBoston, MA

One of 20 cities sharing the $70M Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge  award to accelerate efforts to reduce carbon emissions and prepare for the effects of climate change

Cambridge MACambridge, MA

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) Action Grant for Cambridge Climate Change Preparedness and Resilience Catalyst Project
Concord Town CenterConcord, MA

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant

Massachusetts Green Communities grant

Dedham, MAdedham

Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant

Encinitas, CA

2018 Climate Action Plan recognized as Outstanding Planning Document of the Year by the San Diego Association of Environmental Professionals (AEP)


Indianapolis-Downtown,-Indiana,-USA-526535321_1258x838 (1)Indianapolis, IN

One of 20 cities sharing the $70M Bloomberg American Cities Climate Challenge  award to accelerate efforts to reduce carbon emissions and prepare for the effects of climate change

Nashua, NH


Leadership in Community Resilience grant from the National League of Cities


New Bedford, MANew-Bedford-499248069_3968x2514

Received a $25K Partners for Places grant from the Funders’ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities to create a resilience hub community alert system pilot project

MVP (Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness) Certified Community and MVP Action Grant recipient

Northampton, MA

northampton$400K MVP (Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness) grant that will pay for the design of green infrastructure to catch stormwater before it reaches stormwater pipes, floodplains, and areas of local flooding


San Antonio, TXpledgeBusiness

Breathe Today, SA Tomorrow” public education campaign won a 2018 Air Quality Stewardship Award from the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG)


Let’s give a huge round of applause to our clients for their remarkable achievements and securing additional resources that will help them soar even higher in 2019. Their vision, commitment, and determination to make their communities more sustainable, affordable, livable, and resilient offer the motivation and inspiration we all need!

Check out more of what our clients are up to here. 

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