Educational nonprofit Eco-Tech Makerspace is the 2016 Greenbuild Legacy Project [USGBC+ September/October 2016] | U.S. Green Building Council
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Read in USGBC+ how Eco-Tech Makerspace will use the Greenbuild Legacy grant to grow its technology.

This article was originally published as "Building a Legacy" in the September/October issue of USGBC+. Read the original version.

When Isai German, T4T.org’s STEAM Lab coordinator, saw a call for proposals for the U.S. Green Building Council’s 2016 Greenbuild Legacy Project, he knew his organization would be the perfect fit. After all, T4T.org is dedicated to using sustainable materials, championing stewardship and education. There was just one problem. “It was due in six days,” German says of the proposal.

The tight time frame was no deterrent, though, and soon after, German got the good news: T4T.org’s Eco-Tech Makerspace would be this year’s Greenbuild Legacy Project. “I got the letter at 11:00 at night before I went to bed,” he says. “I started jumping!”

All that jumping and enthusiasm is certainly warranted. Through the Greenbuild Legacy Project, T4T.org is the recipient of a $10,000 grant and support to add a much-needed technology component to its already innovative and exciting work.

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