Stakeholder Engagement

From Our Portfolio
Storefront Mushroom Farm

Storefront Mushroom Farm

An anonymous benefactor awarded a series of grants to CityLab7 (co-founded by Stephen Antupit), asking the group to create food-based projects that connect people to the issue of climate change. The caveat? Find ways to “do things about carbon without talking about carbon”. Fertile Grounds was the third (and final) project supported by Invoking the Pause, a donor-advised fund through RSF Social Finance.

Mariposa Homes— A Healthy Community Master Plan

Mariposa Homes— A Healthy Community Master Plan

The client challenge was complex: develop a compelling vision and workable plan to completely redevelop an inefficient, outdated (and often unsafe) public housing project located in an historic neighborhood with input from all stakeholders. Success was dependent on the strength of public outreach, effectively communicating innovative thinking about healthy communities and integrated sustainability.

Market Meal— a Climate Change Salon

Market Meal— a Climate Change Salon

An anonymous benefactor awarded a series of grants to CityLab7, providing Stephen Antupit and fellow grantees a platform to create food-based projects that connect people with climate change issues. The caveat? Find ways to “do things about carbon without talking about carbon”. The Market Meal was the first of three projects supported by Invoking the Pause, a donor-advised fund through RSF Social Finance.

Cultivating a Thriving Agricultural Economy

Cultivating a Thriving Agricultural Economy

Almost one hundred land use professionals have benefited from multiple offerings of this all-day field curriculum. Starting with Kathryn Gardow’s vision and leadership as part of ULI Northwest’s Center for Sustainable Leadership program, Kathryn and Stephen Antupit have since updated and conducted several subsequent versions of this innovative and important in-the-field learning experience.

Focus on Farming Conference

Focus on Farming Conference

Focus on Farming is Washington’s annual pre-eminent farming conference. Hosted by Snohomish County, it provides educational and networking opportunities for farmers, nonprofits, and regional food partners.

Taco Truck Diplomacy

Taco Truck Diplomacy

An anonymous benefactor awarded a series of grants to CityLab7 (co-founded by Stephen Antupit), asking the group to create food-based projects to connect people to the issue of climate change. The caveat? Find ways to “do things about carbon without talking about carbon”. Taco Truck Diplomacy was the second project supported by Invoking the Pause, a donor-advised fund through RSF Social Finance.