Collaborative Federal Climate Grants Workshop

Feb. 17, 2024 | 1-3 p.m.

Minneapolis Convention Center, 1301 2nd Ave S., First Floor, Hall E, Minneapolis MN 55404

GreenZones Summit: Green Zones, RCC, Mpls Climate Action, SHHE & NCR, Great Lakes TcTAC, Blacks in Green, etc.
Event Description

What – 2-hour Workshop with Topic Break Outs with 100+ participants

Goal – Get ready to collaboratively apply for & secure major Federal EPA Climate Grants to fund neighborhood & community-based organizations to do outreach to co-implement our Minneapolis Climate Equity Plan

Audience – staff & volunteers from community-based, EJ, and neighborhood nonprofits and relevant City Department Staff  

Technical Assistance partners – Great Lakes Thriving Communities Technical Assistance Center & Blacks in Green

Example – EPA Community Change Grants: $2 billion for 150 projects for $10-20 million each – applications can be sent in March until Nov 2024

Topic Break Outs – Co-facilitated by nonprofit & city staff – 1-hour work sessions to connect community, cultural & neighborhood-based organizations working on the same topics to send in collaborative proposals & work with city staff to be included in city grant applications


For more information, please contact: Kara Thate at [email protected] and Sean Gosiewski at [email protected]


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