• Help Us Raise $15K for 2015!

    GTECH’s ability to support initiatives that help transform blighted, vacant lots into vibrant community spaces is a direct result of the contributions and support we receive from friends like you.

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  • ReClaim South: Sustaining Momentum Has Kicked Off!

    Over the next year GTECH and ReClaim South Ambassadors will work to engage more community members and enhance the original vacant lot projects.

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  • Lots to Love in Pittsburgh

    Visit our media page to watch a video on how each of Pittsburgh's 27,000 vacant lots is an opportunity to build a tradition, connect to something bigger and grow a community.

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  • Green Playces: Homewood is Now Open!

    Green Playces: Homewood celebrated the completion of our second site, in partnership with The Bible Center Church. Three more sites to come in the next year.

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  • There are Lots to Love in Pittsburgh

    Need help with your next project? Here's a resource that will help citizens and communities reclaim vacant land in their neighborhoods.

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Upcoming Events

Dec 2, 2015

GWC Finale and Awards Ceremony

Come celebrate the achievements of the 87 organizations who competed over the course of the past year in the Green […]

Dec 5, 2015

Back to Eden Film Screening

Join Pittsburgh Community Capital for their inaugural fundraising event at The Parkway Theater. Half of the proceeds will be used […]

Dec 10, 2015

Envisioning a Sustainable, Collaborative and Inclusive Economy

Inspire Speakers Series and p4 Pittsburgh present: Envisioning a Sustainable, Collaborative and Inclusive Economy, with Jeremy Rifkin and Bill Generett […]

what’s new?

Nov 24, 2015

Pittsburgh’s First Blight Bootcamp

November 7th was the first ever Pittsburgh Blight Bootcamp where residents, nonprofit professionals and government representatives were able to meet, […]

Nov 19, 2015

Resilience in Pittsburgh

Our second resilience blog focused on resilience strategies in cities across the nation. This segment will explore some of the […]

Nov 18, 2015

15 Reasons to Donate to GTECH’s $15k for $15k in 2015

GTECH just launched our 2015 year-end donation campaign, which is particularly special this year because we have the opportunity for […]

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.