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Impact

Since our founding in 2003, Build with Purpose has changed thousands of lives through our real estate and community development initiatives. Below are some of the ways we are furthering our mission of building sustainable organizations and healthy, vibrant communities.

School Facilities

  • 42 school projects
  • 9,000 students served
  • $200M secured in financing for charter school projects
  • 750,000 square feet of school space

Housing

  • $5.9M of financing obtained for supportive housing development
  • 200 supportive housing units leveraged through capacity building
  • 82 units of affordable housing preserved
  • 42 new units of supportive housing developed

Energy Efficiency

  • 22 energy audits performed
  • 579,963 kilowatt hours saved
  • $125,972 of projected annual energy savings
  • $250,648 of state grant dollars secured for energy
  • 42 facilities assessed for solar viability

Garden State Schools Initiative

  • 8 schools committed to fostering a healthier community with our support
  • 3,000 students impacted
  • 5 school gardens built
  • 3 community gardens built, including one “age friendly” therapeutic garden

Workshops and Events

  • 28 workshops and webinars
  • Over 500 different organizations attending a workshop
  • Over 1,000 individuals attending a workshop

Tech for Schools

  • 47 virtual desktops installed at 2 schools

Community Organizing

  • 36 adults with improved literacy skills
  • 4,562 backpacks stuffed and distributed to kids in need