In 2005, with funding aid from the William Penn Foundation and PADEP Growing Greener, VUSP and Temple University‚Äôs Center for Sustainable Communities (CSC) successfully joined forces to form the Temple-Villanova Sustainable Stormwater Initiative (T-VSSI). 


In 2007, VUSP joined forces with University of Maryland and North Carolina State University to form LID- MARC. This partnership was possible with aid from the Cooperative Institute for Coastal and Estuarine Environmental Technology (CICEET).