• #LoveThatLot This Valentine's Day!

    This Valentine's Day, share a photo of a revitalized vacant lot you love with the hashtag #LoveThatLot, #Lots2Love and #PghFightsBlight!

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  • We Want To Hear From You!

    Learn more about why GTECH values your feedback, and take a few minutes to review us on GreatNonprofits.org

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  • Interested in learning the basics of GIS?

    GTECH will be hosting a ten-week course to learn the basics of GIS technologies (Geographic Information Systems), with a focus on the industry-standard ArcGIS platform by ESRI. The course will utilize lecture, hands on tutorials in the program, readings and application with a Community Project and Partner.

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  • Green Playces, Creative Partnerships!

    With Green Playces, we’re rethinking the way we approach partnerships and expanding our networks to include as many people as creatively as we can.

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  • Inclusive Design at the St. John's Green

    Neighbors are working to determine the use of the St. John's Green that best fits with the needs and interests of the community throughout the winter and spring. Learn more about the project and how GTECH is helping facilitate neighbor-to-neighbor discussions.

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Upcoming Events

Feb 10, 2016

Workshop on the Health Risks of Indoor Exposure to Particulate Matter

The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine will convene a public workshop on February […]

Feb 11, 2016

Inspirational Stories about Creating a Sustainable, Vibrant, Healthy and Just Region

Storytelling is our way of expressing the soul of our community to one another. Stories expose our beliefs, emotions and […]

Feb 13, 2016

Just Eat It

Join 412 Food Rescue, the East End Food Co-op and Repair The World: Pittsburgh for a pre-Valentine’s day movie date! […]

what’s new?

Feb 5, 2016

We Want To Hear From You!

When you’re planning a trip to a new city and are trying to decide where to eat, you likely check […]

Jan 28, 2016

Green Playces’ Art Partners

We have worked hard to make our Green Playces a program that fosters creative partnerships. We’ve developed a close working […]

Jan 25, 2016

Green Playces is Developing Creative Partnerships

With our Green Playces Initiative, one of the key indicators of success is the quality of partnerships that we make […]

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.