P2 Events and Funding Opportunities
Advanced Green Building Seminar 3-pack - May 7-21, Boulder CO - if you already have a strong knowledge of green building and are looking to become an expert enroll in one or all of the 3 seminars. Save money and sign up for all three; members pay $70, non members pay $140. Three sessions are offered; Mechanical Systems on May 7th, Building Envelope on May 14th and Indoor Air quality on may 21st. The seminars are taught by respected green builder: Ron Flax. Visit the Alliance for sustainable Colorado website for more information.
Energy workshop for older homes in Denver - May 29, Denver, CO - Denver's Energy challenge is hosting a free energy workshop for older homes at which several experts will be presenting and answering homeowners questions. Come learn the "Do"s and "Don't"s of energy efficiency in older homes, how to prioritize energy upgrades and what incentives are available to help with your energy projects. Visit the Denver Energy Challenge Website for more information .
Plastics Recycling Drives Helena, MT - The only opportunity for residents of Helena to recycle plastic bottles is through collection drives. During these S.A.V.E. (Student Advocates for Valuing the Environment) drives, we work with our community partners to make it possible for you to recycle plastic that would otherwise be sent to a landfill. Type 1 and 2 plastics as well as aluminum cans will be accepted. Save will provide gloves, cocoa and treats to thank and keep participating community members warm. The 2013 collection drive dates are listed below. For times and location, or for more information, visit the S.A.V.E. Foundation website.
- March 8-11
- May 10-13
- July 12-15
- September 13-16
- November 8-11
Natural Resources Youth Camp - July 14-19, in Missoula, MT - Youth, ages 14-18, are invited to spend a week at camp this summer learning about our natural resources through a series of hands-on experiences in Montana’s outdoors. For over 25 years, the Montana Natural Resources Youth Camp (MNRYC) has provided a safe and fun opportunity for high school age students to study the scientific principles, economic realities, historical heritage, and social perspectives of natural resource management. Visit the MNRYC website for more information or to become involved.
The Montana Clean Energy Fair - July 20, Butte, MT - Montana Clean Energy Fair features exhibits by Montana clean energy businesses, workshops in renewable energy led by experts from around the state, live entertainment, food and drinks, a hybrid and electric car show, model solar car races and great kids activities. Free entry for all! Visit the Montana Renewable Energy Association
Volunteer Day for Families- Trail and River Clean up - July 25, Cody, WY - Spend time with the whole family while helping to clean up the riverbanks and trails of Shoshone River in preparation for the 1st annual Wild West River Fest. Dress appropriately for the elements and bring your own lunch. Snack and beverages will be provided. Visit the Nature Conservancy website for more information. RSVP by July 22 to Katherine Thompson at email@example.com or 307.250.5345.
NPPR Lean and P2 Workgroup - Third Tuesday of every month at 12 noon PT, 1 p.m. MT, 2 p.m. CT, 3 p.m. ET. - The Lean and P2 Workgroup helps form links between lean processes and environmental protection. It partners with the Green Suppliers Network and the EPA Lean and Environment Initiative. Members come from nonprofits, businesses, universities, state governments, and EPA. The workgroup meets monthly to hear technical presentations and share strategic discussions. Announcements are made through a Google Group. To sign up, click the link above.
Montana Weatherization Training Center - The training center's goal is to train the professionals who are on the ground weatherizing homes every day. Working closely with Montana's Human Resource Development Councils and Tribal associates, they focus on safe, efficient, cutting-edge techniques to address the health, safety, and energy efficiency issues present in low-income housing. The site offers valuable information on weatherization, including the newly-launched WXTV - online training sessions. For more information, click the link above.
National Environmental Training Calendar - The Northwest Environmental Training Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit program of EOS Alliance improving environmental quality and public health through professional development and technology transfer. To view the schedule of trainings or to register, click the link above.
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Request For Proposals (RFP) Clearinghouse
Looking for funding to do your dream project? Curious about who is investing in pollution prevention strategies? The RFP Clearinghouse provides information on current and pending RFPs related to pollution prevention. It also has an archive of past solicitations.
Energy Home Weatherization Assistance and Rebates
Find EERE weatherizationp projects and assistance by state using this map.
Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program (EJSG), supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The Program assists recipients in building collaborative partnerships to help them understand and address environmental and public health issues in their communities. Successful collaborative partnerships involve not only well-designed strategic plans to build, maintain and sustain the partnerships, but also to work towards addressing the local environmental and public health issues.
DOE List of Open Solicitations
The Western Regional Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) posts a list of recent solicitations on their web site. The list is updated on a regular basis and you may choose to receive email notification about updates.
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.