Webinar Archive

To view a recorded webinar, click the links below:

Communicating in Maine about Climate Change: And Lessons for Other Regions (May 10, 2018) 
Speaker:  Tyler Kidder, GrowSmart Maine 

Community Investment Funds: Community-Driven Financing Solutions  (April 11, 2018)
Speaker: Brian Beckon, Cutting Edge Capital 

Resisting Gentrification in our Communities (February 13, 2018)


  • Darnell Johnson, Right to the City Boston
  • Lisa Owens, City Life / Viva Urbana 

Grassroots Funds: 2018 Funding and Resources (January 9, 2018)


  • Julia Dundorf, Grassroots Fund
  • Nakia Navarro, Grassroots Funds
  • Ally Philip, Grassroots Fund

Integrated Energy Systems: Creating Co-Benefits with Our Energy Work (September 19, 2017)


  • Linda McGinnis, VT Energy Action Network
  • Rob Davis, Fresh Energy


Navigating the Legal Challenges Faced by Farmers (September 14, 2017)


  • Phelps Turner, Conservation Law Foundation 

Crowdfunding for the New Economy (July 18, 2017)



Speaker: Cristi Electris ([email protected])

Worker Self-Directed Nonprofits with Sustainable Economies Law Center (July 11, 2017)

Speakers: Sue Bennett ([email protected]) and Simon Mont ([email protected]).

5 Tips for Untangling Destructive Power Dynamics with Round Sky Solutions (June 20, 2017)



Harvest Youth Grant Program Overview (May 11, 2017)

Perfecting Your Pitch (May 9, 2017)

Democratizing Our Energy System: Ensuring that Equity Is Central To Our Clean Energy Transition (Aprill 11, 2017)

Protecting Our Communities: Effective Strategies for Resisting Fossil Fuel Infrastructure (April 4, 2017)

Equity in the Food System: how what we are building and what we are fighting are inseperable in resistance (March 14, 2017)

Creating Positive Change in Challenging Times (March 1, 2017)

Protecting People and Place: The Community Bill of Rights (February 21, 2017) 

Using Social Media to Build Community Power (January 18, 2017)

Grassroots Funds: 2017 Resource and Funding Oppertunities (January 10, 2017)

How to Run Effective Meetings (October 20, 2016) 

Legal Structures and Resources for Coopertives (September 14, 2016)

Meeting Communtiy Needs Through Cooperatives (August 10, 2016)

Effective Grassroots Media (June 16, 2016)

Financial Reporting and Organizational Transparency for Cooperatives (June 8, 2016)

Leave the Admin to Us: The Ins and Outs of Fiscal Sponsorship (June 2, 2016)

Demystification of the Books: Financial Systems for Co-ops (May 12, 2016)

Building and Maintaining Your Group for the Long Haul (April 28, 2016)

Telling Your Group's Story (March 31, 2016)

Nourishing Our Roots: Using Grassroots Fund Grants (February 25, 2016) 

Creating an Inclusive Food Movement (January 28, 2016)

Vermontivate! 2016 Lunch-n-Learn Webinar! (January 27, 2016)

Benchmarking Energy Use: Do You Know Where Your Energy Use Is? Start 2016 Off Right By Benchmarking and Tracking Your Community Energy Use! (January 20, 2016)

Welcome to a Post COP21 Briefing and Discussion: The Path Forward From Paris (January 12, 2016)

Building Resilient Solutions (December 10, 2015)

Forming a Cooperative (December 8, 2015)

To Own or To Lease? How To Decide What Solar Investment Strategy Is Right For You (November 18, 2015)


Energy Efficiency for Low-Income People: The Importance of Grassroots Outreach (November 5, 2015)

Presentations & Additional Resources:

Permaculture & the Built Environment - Building Resilence through Effective Planning and Design (November 4, 2015)

Permaculture 101 - A Design Tool for Grassroots Environmental & Social Change Work (October 21, 2015)

New England New Economy Fund (October 15, 2015)

Launch Your Own Solarize Campaign (October 14, 2015)

Co-ops 101 (September 24, 2015)

Grassroots Fund Grants Programs - How to Apply! (August 27, 2015)

Strategic Energy Action Toolkit - Increase the Effectiveness of Your Local Energy Group (July 8, 2015)

Community Resilience Organizations - A Pilot Program (June 26, 2015)

Launching A Solarize Campaign - Double the Solar in Your Town in Just 15 Weeks! (June 17, 2015)