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Posted by on Apr 18, 2013

Palo Alto Has Most Top-Rated Green Nonprofits in California


GreatNonprofits today announced that Palo Alto, California has the most Top-Rated Environmental Nonprofits in the state, with 4 Top-Rated nonprofits. These nonprofits qualified for the status of Top-Rated based on user reviews submitted during 2012 on the website.

“In celebration of Earth Day 2013 GreatNonprofits is focused on increasing the awareness of leading
environmental nonprofits and the cities that host them. These nonprofits achieved Top-Rated status
because their clients, donors and volunteers chose to review them and bestow a high rating. There
are over 58,000 environmental nonprofits on our site and four of the top rated are based in Palo Alto,
California,” said Perla Ni, CEO of GreatNonprofits.

The Top-Rated Environmental Non Profits in Palo Alto, California are:

Camp Unalayee Association: “Camp Unalayee is a wonderful camp that introduces kids to the
Wilderness. They bring kids to the mountains who have never walked anywhere there was not a
sidewalk before. The provide generous financial assistance, so any child that wants to go can.” 2012

ACTERRA: Action for a Healthy Planet: “I originally joined Acterra because it was an environmental
organization with a very local focus and I could see the results of my volunteer efforts in my community.
Acterra approaches its work with scientific integrity and a healthy dose of fun – my volunteer time
always feels worthwhile.” 2012 Review

Sunwork Renewable Energy Projects: “Sunwork has contributed greatly to clean energy generation,
training the green workforce, and spreading the word about improving energy efficiency as a
prerequisite to installing solar PV. Staff and management are committed, educated, skilled, and
passionate about the environment!” 2012 Review

Environmental Volunteers, Inc: “The EV organization is what every nonprofit should strive to be –
effective, well-run, of highest integrity and a beloved pillar in the communities it serves. I’m always
delighted to tell people about the EV’s and their tireless, critically important work in teaching kids about
science, the environment and conservation — something they simply do not get otherwise in school.”
2012 Review

All nonprofit donors, sponsors, clients and volunteers are welcome to review their favorite nonprofits
at GreatNonprofits is currently gathering reviews for our 2013 Top-Rated
Award. Reviews are due by October 31, 2013 for your favorite nonprofit to be considered for a Top-
Rated Award .

Cities with the most Top-Rated nonprofits include Tucson, Arizona; Palo Alto, California; Denver
Colorado; Boston, Massachusetts; Washington, DC; Arlington Virginia and Seattle Washington.


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