The Grantham Foundation for the Protection of the Environment
Mission Statement: The Grantham Foundation’s mission is to help protect and improve the health of the global environment.
The Foundation seeks to bring about a higher level of awareness of urgent environmental issues and to support individuals and organizations who work to find solutions.
Mission Statement: The Island Foundation was founded in 1979 by W. Van Alan Clark, Jr. and Mary H. Clark. They envisioned a family foundation that was capable not only of reacting to the needs of the community, but also providing leadership grants and taking chances other foundations might be unwilling to consider. Van Clark believed in solutions. He believed that the world could be managed for the better. He believed that bright people, dedicated to a common goal would inevitably achieve that goal. He was an activist, who was willing to, in his own words, “Step up to the plate and make a good cut at the ball.” A restless and imaginative man, he fought for better outcomes in all of his endeavors. Over the years, the Island Foundation has alternately talked and listened, but always with the goal of motivating action and creative solutions. There is a challenge embedded in every opportunity. -Stephen H. Clark
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center
Mission Statement: The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) is dedicated to accelerating the success of clean energy technologies, companies and projects in Massachusetts—while creating high-quality jobs and long-term economic growth for the people of Massachusetts.
MassCEC provides early-stage investments to startup companies, funds renewable energy rebates for residents and businesses and supports the development of a local clean energy workforce. Since its inception in 2009, MassCEC has helped clean energy companies grow, supported municipal clean energy projects and invested in residential and commercial renewable energy installations creating a robust marketplace for innovative clean technology companies and service providers.
Mission Statement: BayCoast Bank is proud to be a member of the
communities in which we serve. We support many not-for-profit agencies that benefit
our citizens and we assist our local cities and towns with many of their endeavors.
The Bank also cultivates the value of community support in our employees. Our dedicated
staff donates to local charities on a monthly basis through our “Dress Down for Charity”
program. They volunteer their time regularly, are mentors for community youth and help
raise money for various types of Human Services agencies.
Adam J. Lewis Family Foundation
Mission Statement: The Lewis Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization established in 2002 by philanthropist Adam J. Lewis. The Lewis Foundation seeks to award grants to other nonprofit organizations and/or individuals that are involved in environmental responsibility, green space issues and research, in addition to helping preserve wilderness and natural resources.
Bristol County Savings Bank
Mission Statement: Commitment, Stability, Community
Bristol County Savings Bank is a sponsor of the SouthCoast Energy Challenge Dartmouth Initiative. Additionally, the bank offers convenient and environmentally friendly banking services.
“At Bristol County Savings Bank we have a commitment to delivering outstanding products with an unsurpassed professional and personal touch. By being well capitalized, secure and independent since 1846, Bristol County Savings Bank provides stability to customers …. and our dedication to supporting and giving back to the region we serve truly makes us a community bank.”
ConEdison Solutions is a leading energy services company that provides competitive power supply, renewable energy, sustainability services, and cost-effective energy solutions for commercial, industrial, residential, and government customers. The firm’s dedicated team of energy professionals delivers a broad range of electricity supply, consulting, demand-side management and performance contracting services. ConEdison Solutions offers programs and services designed to help customers achieve their energy objectives and is accredited as an Energy Services Provide
NSTAR Gas & Electric
Mission Statement: A Sponsor of the Mass Save® Home Energy Services Program
NSTAR is the largest Massachusetts-based, investor-owned electric and gas utility. NSTAR transmits and delivers electricity and gas to 1.1 million electric customers in 81 communities and nearly 300,000 gas customers in 51 communities. NSTAR is pleased to support the Southcoast Energy Challenge Dartmouth Initiative and its drive to help Dartmouth residents save energy and increase participation levels in the Mass Save® Home Energy Services Program.
Environmental Protection Agency
Mission Statement: To protect human health and the environment.
EPA’s purpose is to ensure that:
- all Americans are protected from significant risks to human health and the environment where they live, learn and work;
- national efforts to reduce environmental risk are based on the best available scientific information;
- federal laws protecting human health and the environment are enforced fairly and effectively;
- environmental protection is an integral consideration in U.S. policies concerning natural resources, human health, economic growth, energy, transportation, agriculture, industry, and international trade, and these factors are similarly considered in establishing environmental policy;
- all parts of society — communities, individuals, businesses, and state, local and tribal governments — have access to accurate information sufficient to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks;
- environmental protection contributes to making our communities and ecosystems diverse, sustainable and economically productive; and
- the United States plays a leadership role in working with other nations to protect the global environment.