Green Opportunities’ annual report provides glimpse at scale of initiatives

Local nonprofit Green Opportunities coordinates everything from community gardens to the renovation of the Reid Center. The organization’s recently released annual report provides a glimpse at the scale of its efforts and funding.

Below are some highlights:

• In the past year, 78 people secured employment or paid apprenticeships through GO’s green-jobs programs.

• GO workers and trainees earned $292,875 in wages.

• The organization completed 23 community service projects.

• The nonprofit took in $1,351,317 in income, most of it ($681,889) from grants and United Way funding and income from services ($424,911). This is up from $1,132,440 in 2011-12.

• GO spent $1,359,609, mostly on social enterprises ($549,576) and training and placement ($537,614). This is increased from $1,165,239 in 2011-12.

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