• Support Healthy Communities by Giving to GTECH on May 3rd!

    Your donation this Tuesday, May 3, will give safe, vibrant green spaces to communities. Multiply the impact of your gift by tweeting about your donation! Read more in our blog.

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  • Help Define Community Benefit in the URA's Vacant Land Maintenance Process

    GTECH is working with partners to help redesign the URA's vacant land maintenance process, and we want your input. Please take some time to fill out the survey to help ensure more awareness, transparency, and ultimately community benefit.

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  • Planning a Trail System for the Northside

    GTECH is working with One Northside to plan for a trail system that would connect all 18 neighborhoods in the Northside! As part of the process, we're looking at urban trails around the country to help inform our planning process.

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  • Spring Has Arrived!

    GTECH is gearing up for vacant lot projects this spring. Be sure to check out the calendar for upcoming work days -- help transform land use liabilities into opportunities!

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  • Fuel Up! Redd Up! Get Up!

    GTECH is working with OBB to transform five vacant lots into enhanced greenspaces and provide training on vacant land reclamation processes to the Junior Green Corps. Through this work GTECH is a supporting partner of three events in Homewood leading up to the Pittsburgh Marathon on May 1st.

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Upcoming Events

Jun 22, 2016

Makerspaces and Playces

Join GTECH and the TECH SHOP for a night of cocktails and laser cutters to celebrate and support Green Playces. […]

Aug 20, 2016

Two Wheels Lots of Green

Two Wheels Lots of Green is a guided bike tour designed to connect supporters of GTECH to our vacant land […]

Sep 17, 2016

GTECH’s Entrepreneurial Spirits

Every year GTECH tests new ideas and innovative solutions with partners to transform blighted, vacant land into community assets. These […]

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Apr 28, 2016

The gift of safe, vibrant and healthy green spaces

There are 27,000 vacant lots in the City of Pittsburgh. 45,000 vacant lots in Allegheny County.  What if instead we […]

Apr 27, 2016

Administrative Professionals Week!

Happy Administrative Professionals Week! Of course, we think you should celebrate them everyday, but still take a special moment this […]

Apr 26, 2016

Educational Opportunities and Events Around Green Playces

Along with the flowers, trees, and shrubs, GTECH’s projects start to bloom in the spring. Our staff members are stir-crazy […]

Our Mission

GTECH (Growth Through Energy and Community Health) Strategies is a nonprofit that is dedicated to cultivating the unrealized potential of people and places to improve the economic, social and environmental health of our communities.