We are engaged by governments, advocates, policy makers, and community groups to apply our expertise to solving problems.

Urban Flooding Baseline Project

Center for Neighborhood Technology is developing a visualized map of flooding indicators and urban flooding locations in the Calumet region of Cook County.



Our RainReady initiative helps individuals, businesses and communities find solutions to the problem of inland flooding.


RainReady Calumet Corridor

Throughout 2016, RainReady conducted an intensive outreach program to collect community information about flood risk and opportunity in Blue Island, Calumet City, Calumet Park, Dolton, Riverdale, and Robbins.


RainReady Wilmette

The Village of Wilmette is partnering with the Center for Neighborhood Technology on a grant program to help Wilmette residents better manage rain at home.


RainReady Oak Park

The Village of Oak Park is partnering with the Center for Neighborhood Technology on a grant program to help Oak Park residents better manage rain at home.


RainReady Avalon Park

RainReady is working with the communities of Avalon Park to better understand the impact of heavy rain on the communities in order to reduce or eliminate flooding.


Equity Express

Equity Express is designed to help low-income households learn how to save money by going green.


Green Infrastructure Valuation in Lancaster

Green infrastructure is a network of decentralized stormwater management practices, such as green roofs, trees, rain gardens and permeable pavement, that can capture and infiltrate rain where it falls, reducing stormwater runoff and improving the health of surrounding waterways.


Green Infrastructure Portfolio Standard

By managing stormwater on-site with plants, trees, and grasses, green infrastructure provides a suite of cost-effective ecological and quality of life benefits not associated with conventional stormwater infrastructure.



EcoDistricts are the cutting edge of sustainability solutions that use a district scale to achieve greater impact. They link energy, transportation, water, and land use in an integrated, efficient resource system.