Preliminary building designs and plans integrating mass timber materials
Introduce more practitioners to the details and feasibility of mass timber construction
Identify the potential for new development, affordable housing, business, and job creation through the expansion of mass timber construction
Result in new building projects constructed with mass timber in Georgia
Raise public awareness of the carbon, economic, and aesthetic benefits of mass timber construction
Life cycle assessment of embodied and embedded carbon comparing conventional and mass timber construction materials and practices
Preliminary cost-benefit analysis for mass timber based on time, materials, and labor
Summary project report with assessments and analysis
$25,000 in Cash
Join the Accelerator
Apply to gain expertise from a nationally renowned nonprofit – WoodWorks
Competitive applications will:
- Contribute to a wide range of building uses affordability, scales, and heights for the program
- Allow for the potential successful integration of low-carbon mass timber building materials and practices into the project
Learn about eligibility requirements, application criteria, and the activities involved in being an Accelerator Program Recipient.
Tell us about your commitment to sustainability and your interest in building with mass timber, along with other details about your building project.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the application cycle?
The first application cycle will open on September 6, 2023 and close on November 10, 2023.
Depending on the number of projects selected in the first round, a second cycle may be held in early 2024.
How many projects are accepted?
Up to eight (8) projects will be selected to participate in the Accelerator Program.
What is the accepted location for projects?
Any project within metro Atlanta is eligible to apply to the Accelerator.