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Sponsors support STAR Communities’ critical work — to evaluate, improve and certify sustainable communities. We invite your support in a diversity of ways and can build custom packages to meet your needs.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Mission Support

Get market exposure with the brand benefits of being associated with STAR Communities, the up-and-coming leader in community sustainability. Opportunities available at the Contributor, Leader and Partner level.

Reception & Celebration Host

STAR certifications provide a regular opportunity to celebrate and acknowledge the achievements of cities, towns and counties across North America. Join us as a host during one of our planned, annual events or suggest a new event at a partner or regional conference.

Leadership STAR Community Program Support

Sponsor a City or County as they pursue certification through our Quick STARt Program. Your contribution supports a local government team as they participate in our 12-month long program aimed at providing all the support they need to reach STAR certification!

Legacy Supporters

We are grateful to a diverse set of supporters who invested in the development of the STAR Community Rating System. These legacy supporters include:

American Institute of Architects National Building Museum
Argosy Foundation National League of Cities
Bullitt Foundation Overbrook Foundation
City of Chicago, IL Robert & Patricia Switzer Foundation
City of Dallas, TX Scherman Foundation
City of Fayetteville, AR Siemens
City of Portland, OR* Summit Foundation*
City of Santa Monica, CA Surdna Foundation*
City of Seattle, WA Turner Foundation
District of Columbia* U.S. Department of Energy
ESRI U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Home Depot Foundation U.S. Department of Transportation
Johnson Foundation U.S. Green Building Council*
Kresge Foundation* Waste Management, Inc.
The Kendeda Fund Westchester County, NY

*denotes current support