Day 54 of the East Coast River Relay, ready to take on land and sea in Brunswick, Georgia.

For Supporters

A sustainable solution engaging communities along the East Coast 

The East Coast Greenway is a collaborative effort that has attracted more than $2 billion in public investment in its first 30 years. The dream of a 3,000-mile protected biking and walking route represents a commitment to public health, environmental sustainability, economic development and civic engagement.

Thanks to the generosity of major donors, foundations, corporate support and our members, we are connecting more people to nature and communities via a safe, accessible Greenway.

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Philanthropy that connects the dots

By funding greenways, the William Penn Foundation increases environmental stewardship and watershed protection.

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The William Penn Foundation’s watershed staff with Foundation-supported signage and maps near the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia. From left: Program Associate Michele Perch, Program Director Andy Johnson, and Program Associate Chris Kieran.

2021 Annual Report

With the East Coast Greenway rising to new heights of impact, support for the Alliance almost doubled in 2021 to a record total of more than $2 million from generous donors and partners. We are investing these resources to build the biggest staff in our organization’s history to accelerate progress and impact from Maine to Florida. Learn more about a record-setting year for our nonprofit.

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Stories of impact

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August 11, 2022

Record $50 million in federal RAISE funding to East Coast Greenway projects

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June 16, 2022

Supporter Spotlight: Elizabeth Brody

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March 25, 2022

Greenway expansion bolstered by $11.3 million in new Congressional support

Join the Greenway!

Your support helps to develop this ambitious, 3,000-mile route, Canada to Key West. Your membership gift builds more protected miles that we can all enjoy, today and for generations to come.