Here is a partial list of clients and their associated projects with which Sustainability for All has been involved. This list is intended to give examples of the type of work we have been completing.

Our services are not limited those listed here. If you feel that we can be of service to your organization please contact us to discuss the details.

PROJECT PORTFOLIO

Solar Photovoltaic

Hojas De Plata Senior Housing

CBS Television City

Obregon County Park

Rainwater Harvesting

Shipley Nature Center

Long Beach Community Action Partnership

  • Los Angeles Conservation Corps

    Los Angeles, CA

    May 2008 - present

    Served as in-house strategy and development consultant. Assisted with development of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps Green Job Training Programs.

    MAJOR PROJECTS
    Statewide Energy Efficiency and Solar Strategy & Development

    Developed statewide proposals to California Public Utilities Commission and California Energy Commission requesting investment to develop energy efficiency and solar training programs at California Association of Local Conservation Corps (CALCC) and California Conservation Corps (CCC) centers.

    Solar Photovoltaic

    Developed solar photovoltaic installation training program that includes collaboration with Los Angeles Trade Technical College, non-profit solar installation organizations, and solar installation firms. Included classroom curriculum development, “on-the-job” training project development, and marketing material production. Sustainability for All currently provides a NABCEP-certified solar training instructor that provides both classroom and on-roof instruction. SfA has also developed a regional solar training program to include all five conservation corps in the LA and Orange County area. Roughly $500K in grant applications are pending.

    Water Conservation

    Developed a multi-course water conservation training program proposal in partnership with Los Angeles Trade Technical College. Also, developed a rainwater harvesting system training program in conjunction with the American Rainwater Catchment System Association (ARCSA).

    Weatherization/Energy Efficiency

    Developed AmeriCorps grant proposal to be included in statewide grant application. Successfully funded proposal is for weatherization/energy efficiency and solar training. Grant amount $139,000/year for three years.

    Los Angeles Conservation Corps Network (LACCN) Weatherization Program

    Co-designer/author of $16 million proposal to serve as a State of California Energy Service Provider for low-income community members in East Los Angeles County. Approximately $4 million for LACCN. SfA Founder served as Interim Program Director for program ramp-up period.

    Fund Development

    Developed successfully funded proposals for weatherization ($4 million), energy efficiency training ($417K), solar installation training ($235K), and water conservation ($100K). Assisted LA Corps staff with fee-for-service (earned income) contract development for solar installation projects ($70K+)

    Key Collaborations

    Developed key collaborations with government agencies, regulators, community-based organizations, and private firms to create new value-add training programs and fee-for-service project work.

  • Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps

    Sacramento, CA

    November 2010 - present

    Conducted a site visit and program evaluation for the Sacramento Regional Conservation Corps recycling program. Developed recycling program strategic plan to improve training, program efficiency, and capacity. Assisted with implementation of recycling strategic plan.

  • Los Angeles Trade Technical College

    Los Angeles, CA

    March 2011 - present

    Provided strategy and development consulting services for green (weatherization/energy efficiency, solar and water conservation) training programs. Conducted market research and developed collaborations with industry and other related partners.

  • Orange County Conservation Corps

    Anaheim, CA

    October 2009 – September 2010

    Researched and developed strategy for green career development programs.

    MAJOR PROJECTS
    Developed Green Jobs Strategy

    Included a green industry scan for Orange County that includes a list of key local government, corporate, and community based organizations stakeholders. Scheduled and facilitated meetings with OCCC staff and key stakeholders. Developed a set of high-level green training program and presented recommendations to OCCC based on short, medium, and long-term organizational strategy goals.

    Acquisition Grant

    Authored Prop 84 Acquisition grant for purchase of main office building (funded: $1.5 million)

    Project Grant

    Authored Prop 84 Bolsa Chica Ecological Reserve Restoration Grant (funded: $469K)

  • Conservation Corps of Long Beach

    Long Beach, CA

    November 2010

    Developed AmeriCorps grant proposal to be included in statewide grant application. Successfully funded proposal was for weatherization/energy efficiency and solar training. Grant amount $150,000/year for three years.

  • Farmworker Institute for Education & Leadership Development

    Bakersfield, CA

    April 2010 – November 2010

    Created business model and case statement for the development of a Kern County Service & Conservation Corps..

  • Conservation Corps North Bay

    Marin & Sonoma counties, CA

    April 2009 – September 2009

    Developed a program model for a water conservation program and drafted a business plan.

  • Community Action Agency San Mateo County

    San Mateo, CA

    February – May 2009 & March – May 2010

    Developed a Santa Clara County collaborative for a State of California low-income Solar for All California grant application. Also, developed Solar Business Strategy.

  • American Indian Health Center of Santa Clara Valley

    San Jose, CA

    August 2008 – June 2009

    Provided organizational strategy and development assistance to community health care clinic that services American Indians. Focused on fund development activities for Community Wellness & Outreach Department and Diabetes Prevention Program.

  • Green Tech Academy

    San Jose, CA

    April 2009 – May 2010

    Developed a Green Collar Jobs curriculum and taught course on green jobs. Also served as Senior Advisor.

  • San Gabriel Valley Conservation Corps

    El Monte, CA

    February 2010

    Developed solar training lab materials list.

  • Highstead Foundation

    Redding, CT

    July 2009

    Provided organizational strategy and development coaching to new Executive Director of this forest conservation foundation.

  • Shake-A-Leg

    Miami, FL

    September 2008

    Produced a program and financial review of organization for the Executive Director.

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