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The Greater Carlisle Project

The Mission, Vision, history, events,and information on the members of the Steering Committee and their roles and responsibilities.

GCP Strategy Meeting



2017 Big Summer Youth Program List 4-5-172017 Summer Youth Program List
A compilation of local summer opportunities for Carlisle area youth.

Dickinson College Community Based Research Project Report

In Fall 2013, Three Dickinson students as part of a course titled Building Sustainable Communities conducted a Community Based Research Project in collaboration with the Greater Carlisle Project. The result of their final work is a report that recommends a structure, governance, and means of finance for the Greater Carlisle Project.

Carlisle Comprehensive Plan Summary

The plan is meant to establish overall policies for the development and preservation of Carlisle over the next 15 years. The plan addresses goals, land use and housing, historic preservation, downtown, community facilities and services, transportation, natural features, and ways to put the plan into action.



Oberlin Project

The Oberlin Project is a joint effort of the City of Oberlin, Oberlin College, and private and institutional partners to improve the resilience, prosperity, and sustainability of our community.

The Oberlin Project’s aim is to revitalize the local economy, eliminate carbon emissions, restore local agriculture, food supply and forestry, and create a new, sustainable base for economic and community development.

Oberlin Project Cover Story

Cambridge Community Contract for a Sustainable Future

The Community Compact links together universities, businesses, individuals, and government to address challenges facing the community, with special attention directed at environmental, social, and economic sustainability.

Sustainable Pittsburgh

Sustainable Pittsburgh was established in 1998 as part of the Pittsburgh Technology Council with financial backing from The Heinz Endowments. Sustainable Pittsburgh affects decision-making in the Pittsburgh region to integrate economic prosperity, social equity, and environmental quality bringing sustainable solutions to communities and businesses.



Kellogg Commission – Seven Part Test of Engagement

Guiding characteristics to test the engagement of a community or institution.

Sustainable Dubuque Strategic Plan

Strategic plan, mission, vision, goals and board members for a community collaborating focusing on sustainability in Dubuque, Iowa.



8-80 Cities

8-80 Cities is a non-profit organization based in Toronto, Canada. They are dedicated to contributing to the transformation of cities into places where people can walk, bike, access public transit and visit vibrant parks and public places. Their approach is to engage people and communities across multiple sectors to inspire the creation of cities that are easily accessible, safe and enjoyable for all. They achieve our mission through grant projects, advocacy work and our innovative services.