Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (Climate Pollution Plans and Implementation Grants) - American Cities Climate Challenge
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Climate Pollution Reduction Grants (Climate Pollution Plans and Implementation Grants)

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To support a technology-neutral approach to planning and implementation of greenhouse gas pollution reduction strategies.

Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements

Funding is available for states, territories, DC, tribes, and municipalities to develop and implement greenhouse gas emissions reduction plans.

Decarbonization Considerations

Consider tangible, community-supported plans and efforts that can substantially reduce emissions, such as public transit system enhancement or extension, or major retrofit and electrification of public schools, and public housing.

Equity Considerations

Consider prioritizing projects that are located in economically and environmentally distressed communities, and maximizing the long-term benefits for residents of the region. Local governments are encouraged to integrate community benefits into project scopes and milestones.

Helpful Tips

Municipal departments/agencies are encouraged to work together to develop comprehensive emission reduction plans. Consider leveraging private investment to expand efforts.

Other Notes

$250,000,000 is for planning activities and $4,750,000,000 is for implementation grants.

Deadline (Announced or Anticipated)

No later than Summer 2023

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