Verte 2021 Sponsors

Thank You to our Generous Sponsors for 2021


As a local family-owned business, LAcarGUY is recognized as a prominent supporter of community events, charitable organizations and environmental causes. The number one hybrid dealer in the world, LAcarGUY is proud to lead the industry to a greener automotive future. LAcarGUY has been an incredible supporter of Grades of Green’s mission.

Subaru Pacific

The Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer Program demonstrates the core values of Subaru Pacific as a company and a brand by positively impacting the community and its local environment. They are proud to announce that their facility achieved Subaru Eco-Friendly Retailer certification by meeting requirements in energy efficiency, water conservation, recycling, waste management, and community involvement.

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Sanitation Districts are a regional agency consisting of 24 independent special districts serving over 5.6 million people in 78 cities and unincorporated territory within Los Angeles County. The Sanitation Districts protect public health and the environment through innovative and cost-effective wastewater and solid waste management, and in doing so convert waste into resources such as recycled water, energy, and recycled materials. For more information, visit

City of Santa Monica

Santa Monica uses the power of community to enhance its resources, prevent harm to the natural environment and human health, and benefit the social and economic well-being of the community for the sake of current and future generations.

Ranae DeSantis

Jeff & Tiffany Neu

Founding Sponsors

KAA Design Group

Waste Management

Thank You to the Generous Donors who Supported the 2021 Program Year

GREEN LEADERS – $10,000+

AEG Community Foundation
Chrissie & Harrison Clay
Frank McHugh-O’Donovan Foundation
Kings Care Foundation
Shaya & Grant Kirkpatrick
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors – Fourth District
Northrop Grumman
Waste Management


Camela Ott & Mark Bell
Bottle Inn, Martha’s & Erin Condren
CBRE on behalf of Rachel Tornek
Chivaroli & Associates
City of Manhattan Beach
Clif Bar Family Foundation
Lisa & Stuart Coppedge
Steven Davis
Downtown Manhattan Beach Business & Professional Association
Barbara Franqui
Keystone National Group
Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors – Second District
Portia Policastro & Andy Cohen
Robina Riccitiello
Sony Pictures’ A Greener World
Southern California Edison
Thorofare Capitol
Leslie & Grafton Tanquary


Kay & Sam Sheth
David James & Nicole Anderson
Funding for Grades of Green has been provided by the Johnson Ohana Foundation, founded by Kim and Jack Johnson to support environmental, art, and music education.
Newman’s Own Foundation
Suzanne & Hugh Kretschmer
Schlinger Family Foundation


David Buckland
Michael Burke
Kathie Eckert
Gelson’s Markets
Grand View Elementary PTA
William & Anne Hart
Kellie & Jeff Hepper
Ellen Hotchkis
Nadine & Robert Kirkpatrick
Hava Manasse
Kimberly Nelson
Cynthia O’Rourke
Kim Siehl
Smog City Brewing Co.
Siobhan Ulreich-Power
Jeff Wilson


Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP
Woodman Design