Climate Smart Communities Grants Available

moneyThis Friday, June 10, NYSDEC will host a webinar for participants to learn about this major new 50/50 matching grants program, which currently has up to $10.5 million available for climate adaptation and mitigation implementation projects (grants from $100,000 to $2,000,000) and up to $500,000 available for eligible Climate Smart Communities Certification actions (grants from $25,000 to $100,000). Funding can be used toward open space protection or restoration efforts in riparian areas or tidal marshes, green infrastructure projects, and the development of municipal natural resources inventories, among other categories. Visit http://www.dec.ny.gov/energy/76910.html for more information. The deadline for grant applications is July 29.

The deadline for the current round of Hudson River Estuary Grants is June 30! See http://www.dec.ny.gov/lands/5091.html for more information.