EPA Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
Grant Deadline: 
Organization: 
EPA, NGO
Description: 

Smart Growth America and Global Green USA are soliciting applications for technical assistance, which is available under grants EPA awarded to these two organizations through the Office of Sustainable Communities' Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities grant program. (Listen to the November 6 webinar about both offerings.) Global Green USA's technical assistance is based on the LEED for Neighborhood Development standard, which provides a nationally recognized method for creating neighborhoods that are walkable, bikeable, resource-efficient, and equitable. At the conclusion of the assistance, the team will provide recommendations for both physical and policy changes that can enhance neighborhood sustainability.

Category: 
Sustainable Development, infrastructure, planning, policy, climate change
Funding Amount: 
Grant provides assistance as opposed to cash
Matching Funds: 
Not Required
Eligibility: 
Eligible applicants are local and tribal governments