We implement in-community projects to improve environmental, economic, and public health outcomes.
Clean Air Assistance Project
Environmental Initiative, government agencies, and nonprofits connect small business owners with financial and technical resources to reduce air pollution.
Clean Air Minnesota
Air quality leaders are working to voluntarily reduce emissions from less regulated sources of air pollution like cars, trucks, small businesses, and residences.
Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund Coalition
Environmental Initiative is working alongside BIPOC environmental justice leaders and mainstream environmental groups to incorporate environmental justice as a core to the work of the Environment and Natural Resources Trust Fund.
Environmental Initiative Awards
The Environmental Initiative Awards is our annual recognition program that celebrates people and projects working in partnership at the nexus of a healthy environment, a prosperous economy, and an equitable society.
Insights & Impact Forums
Environmental Initiative's Insights & Impact forum series connects people from wide-ranging backgrounds to learn from each other and take action to make our communities healthy and equitable places to live, work, and thrive.
Project Clean Air Repair
Environmental Initiative and partner car repair shops are reducing emissions by identifying and fixing vehicle exhaust systems in cars owned by people with lower incomes.
Project Green Fleet
Environmental Initiative partners with fleet owners and operators to upgrade older diesel vehicles and equipment with newer models that release fewer emissions.
Project Stove Swap
Project Stove Swap connects people with local stores selling wood stoves in order to exchange an inefficient wood stove for a new, cleaner-burning model.
Sustainable Growth Coalition
Nearly 30 businesses and organizations are harnessing their expertise and building the vision and action steps required to achieve a fully realized circular economy.