U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Announces Free Technical Assistance Workshops

If your community would like tools to help achieve your desired development goals, improve quality of life, and become more economically and environmentally sustainable, consider submitting a letter of interest to the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program led by EPA. Since 2011, the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities Program has provided “quick, targeted technical [...]

September 26th, 2016|Grant Opportunities|

Smart Growth America Announces Free Technical Assistance Workshops

If your community is interested in a “smart growth” approach to planning and development, consider applying for a free technical assistance workshop sponsored by Smart Growth America. Each year, Smart Growth America makes available a limited number of free workshops “designed for local elected officials and public sector employees, and can cover topics such as [...]

September 13th, 2016|Grant Opportunities, Workshops|

Communities: Apply for Free Technical Assistance From Smart Growth America

Each year, Smart Growth America makes a limited number of technical assistance workshops available to interested communities for zero cost. This competitive award gives communities a chance to understand the technical aspects of smart growth development through a one- or two-day workshop. http://www.smartgrowthamerica.org/technical-assistance/free-annual-workshops Communities can apply for one of 12 workshop types, including: Implementing smart [...]

September 30th, 2015|Grant Opportunities, Workshops|

Step It Up!

On September 9, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy issued a Call to Action to Promote Walking and Walkable Communities. The campaign, called Step It Up!, cites multiple research studies, books, and websites that make a strong, if familiar, case for the importance of physical activity in people of all ages. But before you grab your [...]

September 14th, 2015|Grant Opportunities, Walkability|