The Accelerator Program Design

Education

Introduce more practitioners to the details and feasibility of mass timber construction

Inventory

Identify the potential for new development, affordable housing, business, and job creation through the expansion of mass timber construction

Adoption

Result in new building projects constructed with mass timber in Georgia

Awareness

Raise public awareness of the carbon, economic, and aesthetic benefits of mass timber construction

Each Selected Project Includes

Design & Planning

Preliminary building designs and plans integrating mass timber materials

Carbon Assessment

Life cycle assessment of embodied and embedded carbon comparing conventional and mass timber construction materials and practices

Cost-Benefit Analysis

Preliminary cost-benefit analysis for mass timber based on time, materials, and labor

Reporting

Summary project report with assessments and analysis

Financial Support

$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

APPLY

APPLICATION DUE: NOVEMBER 10, 2023, 5:00 PM (EST)

1

Program Description

Learn about eligibility requirements, application criteria, and the activities involved in being an Accelerator Program Recipient.

ACCESS

2

Program Application

Tell us about your commitment to sustainability and your interest in building with mass timber, along with other details about your building project.

APPLY

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.

QUESTIONS?

Get in touch.

Georgia Forestry Foundation vice president Nick DiLuzio will be happy to provide you with more information about the Mass Timber Technical Assistance Program.

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