Climate Resilience
MicroForests for MacroSolutions
Youth Development
Featured Project / Youth Development
Mayor's Youth Council & Green Team Graduation
Healthy Communities
Featured Project / Healthy Communities
Partner Community Gardens
Urban Agriculture
Featured Project / Urban Agriculture
Union County's First NCRS Hoop House
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Groundwork Elizabeth empowers people, businesses, and organizations to promote environmental, economic, and social well-being.

Spotlight on Our programs

Learn more about our work with the Transformative Climate Communities Grant Program >

The Transformative Climate Communities Program awards grants to nonprofit organizations working within overburdened communities to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Learn more about our work with the Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast >

The Consortium for Climate Risk in the Urban Northeast (CCRUN) conducts stakeholder-driven research that reduces climate-related vulnerability and advances opportunities for adaptation in the urban Northeast.

Click here for detailed information about Climate Change Risks present in our community.

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Featured Program:
The Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm

Located behind the Elizabeth Public Library, Elmora Branch, the  Groundwork Elizabeth MicroFarm serves as an educational resource providing service-based learning opportunities for the surrounding community.
Find out more about our MircroFarm >

12-month Impact at A Glance

200+

Community & School Partner Gardens

300+

Trees Planted in Urban Neighborhoods

500+

Volunteers Engaged From Ages 5-85

5000+

Pounds of Produce Donated Annually