Green  Nonprofits:    
A  Grassroots  Approach	
•  Audrey  Schulman,  HEET	
•  DeAnne  Dupont,  The  Food  Recovery  
Proje...
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HEET  
(Home  Energy  Efficiency  Team)	
Audrey  Schulman,  President	
Grassroots  nonprofit
HEETma.com
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HEETma.com
HEETma.com
HEETma.com
HEETma.com
HEETma.com
HEET’s  Ripple  Effect:	
	
•  Buildings  weatherized:  over  200	
•  Home  energy  assessments  signed  up:  over  800	
•  ...
HEET’s  organizational  chart:	
•  President  (full-­‐‑time)	
•  Outreach  manager  (full-­‐‑time)	
•  Energy  expert    (...
A  few  types  of  nonprofits:	
•  Sales  (EFI.com)	
•  Hands-­‐‑on  work  (CSG)	
•  Legislation  (350.org)	
•  Community  ...
Main  points	
How  to  get  a  grassroots  nonprofit  job:	
•  Volunteer  until  you’ve  created  your  job	
•  Less  expen...
HEET	
HEETma.com	
Audrey  Schulman	
HEET.Cambridge@gmail.com
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  1. 1. Green  Nonprofits:     A  Grassroots  Approach •  Audrey  Schulman,  HEET •  DeAnne  Dupont,  The  Food  Recovery   Project •  Jocelyn  Forbush,  The  Trustees  of   Reservations •  Megan  Stokes,  Toxic  Action  Network
  2. 2. { HEET   (Home  Energy  Efficiency  Team) Audrey  Schulman,  President Grassroots  nonprofit
  3. 3. HEETma.com
  4. 4. HEETma.com
  5. 5. HEETma.com
  6. 6. HEETma.com
  7. 7. HEETma.com
  8. 8. HEETma.com
  9. 9. HEETma.com
  10. 10. HEET’s  Ripple  Effect: •  Buildings  weatherized:  over  200 •  Home  energy  assessments  signed  up:  over  800 •  Volunteers  trained:  over  3,000 •  Energy  &  H2O  saved  over  lifetime  of  work:   over  $1  million •  Green  jobs  students  with  jobs:  150 •  Over  30  homes  /  nonprofits  with  solar  panels •  EPA  Environmental  Merit  Award HEETma.com
  11. 11. HEET’s  organizational  chart: •  President  (full-­‐‑time) •  Outreach  manager  (full-­‐‑time) •  Energy  expert    (quarter-­‐‑time) Stakeholders: •  Cities  of  Boston,  Cambridge  and  Somerville •  Foundations  (Barr,  Putnam,  etc.) •  Volunteers •  Nonprofits   •  Partners  (MIP&L,  CEA,  Renew  Boston,  etc.) HEETma.com
  12. 12. A  few  types  of  nonprofits: •  Sales  (EFI.com) •  Hands-­‐‑on  work  (CSG) •  Legislation  (350.org) •  Community  (WATCH) •  Education  (ACE,  schools) •  Reporting  (Orion) •  Foundations  (Boston  Foundation,  Barr) •  Research  (MIT) •  Investment  (Boston  Comm.  Capital) •  …. HEETma.com
  13. 13. Main  points How  to  get  a  grassroots  nonprofit  job: •  Volunteer  until  you’ve  created  your  job •  Less  expensive  than  school,  more  certain,   more  helpful  &  you  get  to  make  sure  you   like  it •  Bring  your  skills •  Be  self-­‐‑motivated  and  driven •  Efficiency  is  the  first  renewable Benefits: •  No  longer  angry,  feel  more  positive HEETma.com
  14. 14. HEET HEETma.com Audrey  Schulman HEET.Cambridge@gmail.com

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