• Community Benefit in the URA's Vacant Land Maintenance

    GTECH is working with partners to help redesign the URA's vacant land maintenance process, and we want your input. We're convening a series of five meetings throughout Pittsburgh this month to help ensure more awareness, transparency, and ultimately community benefit.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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Meet our Ambassadors

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  • Cara Jette

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  • Walter B. Yager

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  • Robin DeVaughn

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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. […]

Apr 15, 2016

Volunteer Day at the Welcome Corner

Last year ReClaim Northside Ambassador Cynthia Mendoza transformed a lonely vacant lot in Observatory Hill into a lovely space called […]

Apr 17, 2016

Volunteer Day at the Welcome Corner

Last year ReClaim Northside Ambassador Cynthia Mendoza transformed a lonely vacant lot in Observatory Hill into a lovely space called […]

what’s new?

Apr 15, 2016

Green Schools and Beyond

GTECH was able to attend the Green Schools Conference and Expo at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center from March 31.  […]

Apr 13, 2016

Urban trails around the country inform Northside trail planning

Here at GTECH, we spend a lot of time thinking about how people relate to the places they live. That’s why […]

Apr 7, 2016

Healthy Neighborhoods, Healthy You

“America is built on the notion that we are our brothers’ and our sisters’ keepers, and that we all have […]

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. Donations are accepted also as Bitcoins through bitcoin evolution website.