Climate Action Champions Competition

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Description: 

FY 2016 funding status unknown. The Obama Administration is committed to taking decisive action to combat climate change. Today, the Administration announced a new Climate Action Champions competition that will identify, showcase, and invest in up to 15 local and tribal governments across the country that demonstrate an ongoing commitment to cutting carbon pollution and preparing for the impacts of a changing climate. The competition will be administered by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), and will be implemented in collaboration with a broad range of Federal agencies.The Climate Action Champions’ dual focus on both mitigation of greenhouse gas pollution and building resilience to climate impacts at the local level makes this competition unique.

Category: 
Adaptation, Mitigation, Implementation
Funding Amount: 
Non-monetary--see application for details
Matching Funds: 
Unknown
Eligibility: 
U.S. local (e.g., cities, counties, townships) and tribal governments, or consortia thereof, are eligible to apply.