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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Greening Your Nonprofit Arts Organization


"The arts have always been on the forefront of change, and never has change been more required than today. Whether your organization needs to cut its facility costs, be first in line for donation dollars, wants to go green to fulfill its mission, serve as a community example, or do all of the above, this class is for you. We will determine which changes: are easy to institute, provide the greatest cost saving, really reduce your carbon footprint, and involve and build credibility with your audiences. From organizing your Green Team to evaluating the products you use, creating your energy use survey to conducting a cost-benefit analysis, this class is very hands-on, and concludes with a final Green plan be tailored to the unique needs of your institution. All course work is applied to a case study organization, which may be your own organization or one where you volunteer.
Course Details

Fall 2021


This class is non-credit
Term Fee: $30
Class Fee $675
Start date: Sep 01, 2021
End date: Dec 08, 2021