Awards, Grants & Recognition

Sustainability Office List of Awards, Grants & Recognition

  • The City was designated a Biophilic City by the Biophilic Cities Project (2017)
  • The City received a national award from The City Energy Project (2016)
  • The City was honored with the Regional Sustainability Award from RideFinders (2016)  
  • The City received the Urban Biodiversity Inventory Framework Grant from the USDN (2016)
  • Mayor Slay received the GRO1000 Gardens and Green Spaces Award by the U.S. Conference of Mayors (2016)
  • The City of St. Louis earned a 3 STAR Community Certification from the STAR Communities Sustainability Tools for Assessing and Rating Communities program (2015)
  • The City received a Monarch Butterfly Conservation Fund Grant from the National Fish & Wildlife Foundation (2015)
  • The City received an $80,000 grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (2015)
  • Mayor Slay named by OurGreenCities as one of eight 2014-2015 Top Mayors for Sustainability 
  • Outstanding Public Outreach and Community Initiative Award for the City's Sustainable Neighborhood Initiative by the American Planning Association Missouri Chapter (2014)
  • Outstanding Public Outreach and Community Initiative Award for the City of St. Louis Sustainability Plan by the American Planning Association Missouri Chapter (2013)
  • Outstanding Plan for the City of St. Louis Sustainability Plan by the St. Louis Chapter of the American Planning Association (2013)
  • The City's Cycling Initiative earned it the U.S. Conference of Mayors Livability Award honorable mention (2012)
  • The City was the Municipal recipient of Trailnet's Active Living Awards (2012)
  • The City of St. Louis was showcased as an Innovator in the Carbon Disclosure Project's CDP 2012 Global Report (Page 80)

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