Triangle Bikeworks, a grantee based in the Triangle region of North Carolina, provides after-school and summer cycling programs to empower and enrich youth of color.

For Supporters

A sustainable solution engaging communities along the East Coast 

The East Coast Greenway is a collaborative effort that has attracted more than $1 billion in public investment in its first 25 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.

Record revenue in the last few years has been financially transformative for the nonprofit East Coast Greenway Alliance. Thanks to the generosity of major donors, foundations, corporate support, and our members, in 2017 we invested in additional staff and hosted our biggest program in history, the East Coast River Relay, to expand our partnerships and raise awareness.

Together, we are connecting more people to nature and communities via a safe, accessible Greenway.

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.

Connecting People to Place

Our 2016 Annual Report, as the 25th Anniversary Edition, features a state-by-state look at the Greenway's progress and status and features on some of the people leading the work.

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Meet Jessie, an inspiring young East Coast Greenway advocate

For her Bat Mitzvah, Jessie Lickstein created an online fundraiser, based on miles run, for the East Coast Greenway. The young triathlete and environmentalist lives in West Palm Beach, Florida. Watch video of Jessie at her Bat Mitzvah

Responsible stewardship

Annual reports and audited financial reports give us the opportunity to report to you — the people who support us and make our work possible.  

Guidestar has awarded the East Coast Greenway Alliance a gold level nonprofit profile as testament to our organization’s commitment to transparency.

Click here  for our financial information: Form 990s and annual reports from the last five years and an executive summary of our strategic plan, 2016-2020.

Stories of impact

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May 3, 2017

Spring 2017 news and media roundup

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July 10, 2017

From our executive director: A more accessible Greenway

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40-plus miles added to Greenway in 2016

Partner with us on fall 2017 events

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East Coast River Relay

Demonstrate your commitment and align your brand with environmental sustainability, active lifestyles, ecotourism, and more. The relay is a series of 50-plus events with 100-plus partners in cities all along the East Coast, including Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Washington DC, and Miami.

Download River Relay sponsorship kit
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Southeast Greenways & Trails Summit

Connect with hundreds of attendees working to develop trails and greenways. Demonstrate your organization’s commitment to advancing healthy, prosperous, and sustainable communities through trail and greenway development.

Download Southeast Summit sponsorship kit
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.