Foundation News

NextGen Committee Issues Grant RFP for Projects Showing Measurable Reduction in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The NextGen Committee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has issued a call for proposals for one $90,000 grant to fund work in the 2019 calendar year for currently existing or new programs that would measurably reduce the concentration of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.

Read More

The Ray's Smart Road Dot Named Fast Company 2018 World Changing Ideas Awards Finalist

Fast Company has announced the winners of its World Changing Ideas Awards, which honor businesses, policies, projects, and concepts that offer innovative solutions to the issues facing humanity. The Ray’s smart road dot was selected for recognition as a World Changing Ideas finalist.

Read More

Georgia Tech Launches Global Change Program

Program to Focus Efforts on Education, Research, Engagement

The Georgia Institute of Technology announces the formal launch of the Global Change Program, a new initiative designed to coordinate and grow educational and research activities focused on providing solutions and creating economic opportunities at the intersection of global change, climate change, and energy.

Read More

Getting Down to Business: Industry Leaders Announce Start of Georgia International Business Park

Leaders from some of the biggest businesses in the country gathered in LaGrange City Hall on Thursday to discuss the creation of what will be the biggest industrial park in the southeast in terms of size, employees and investment in the community.

Read More

Celebrating Hometown Heroes

Harriet Langford is Honored by American Red Cross of Central Midwest Georgia

Harriet Langford, Founder and President of The Ray and Trustee of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, has was honored as a Hometown Hero by the American Red Cross of Central Midwest Georgia

Read More

Recycled Rubber Paves the Way to the Future in Troup County, Georgia

The project used over 32,000 pounds of recycled tire rubber (RTR) in the top layer or “wearing course” of the road, which represents the rubber taken from over 2,500 end of life passenger tires.

Read More

John A. Lanier is Named Chairman of the Southface Board of Directors

John A. Lanier, Executive Director of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation has just been named Chairman of the Southfafce Board of Directors

Read More

Digital Trends Article: The Ray is a stretch of highway paving the way for the future of motoring

The Ray has been featured in Digital Trends with specific emphasis on how research and technology in the corridor complement technologies that car makers are rolling out.

Read More

The Ray is Featured in Barron's Article

The Ray is featured in this article from Barron's - The View from Silicon Valley

Read More

Popular Science Article: This 18-mile Stretch of Georgia Highway is a Living Laboratory for Clean Energy

The Ray is featured in Popular Science

Read More