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P2 Events and Funding Opportunities

Current Events

Colorado Energy Expo - June 27 in Denver, CO - At the Colorado Energy Expo, you'll have an opportunity to learn about the industry’s economic impact, environmental aspects, public policy framework, workforce capacity, present-day operations and systems, as well as the industry’s innovation pipeline and future potential. Free and open to the public. Visit the Metro Denver website for more information.

Montana Energy Code Update & Performance Testing Training - Montana will adopt a new energy code in mid-2014 based on the 2012 International Energy Conservation Code. This two-hour seminar will summarize the Montana amendments to the 2012 IECC and explain the building science behind many of the energy code provisions. This session will explain how this testing is performed, provide hands-on training, and conclude with an optional test that will allow the attendee to become certified by Performance Tested Comfort Systems. Visit the Montana DEQ website for more information.

  • July 15 in Missoula, MT
  • July 16 in Hamilton, MT
  • July 17 in Kalispell, MT
  • July 21 in Great Falls, MT
  • July 22 in Helena, MT
  • July 23 in Bozeman, MT
  • July 24 in Billings, MT

Purchasing and Office Practices webinar - July 17, online - A webinar series designed for local governments, highlighting case studies from communities working towards resource efficiency, energy conservation and economic savings. As funding for this project came from an EPA Region 8 Grant, our case studies come from states in this geographic region, however, the webinar series is free and open to local governments across the nation. All webinars will be held from 1:00-2:00 MST on the 3rd Thursday of each month, and will feature 2-3 speakers. Visit the Greening Local Government website for more information or to register.

U Community Solar Workshop - July 17 in Salt Lake City, UT - U Community Solar will bring homeowners with access to solar savings (through a volume discount) and a community network to guide you through a streamlined solar installation process. Visit the U Community Solar website for more information.

Forest Stewardship Workshop - July 18-19 & 26, in Rocker, MT - Your forest is managed by you and driven by your objectives. By identifying your primary goals and concerns, and objectively forumulating an action plan based on best available science and biological surveys of your lands, we will help you develop a Forest Stewardship Plan that is nationally accredited and certifiable. Visit the MSU Extension website for more information.

Forest Stewardship Workshop - August 7-8 & 15, in Columbia Falls, MT - Your forest is managed by you and driven by your objectives. By identifying your primary goals and concerns, and objectively forumulating an action plan based on best available science and biological surveys of your lands, we will help you develop a Forest Stewardship Plan that is nationally accredited and certifiable. Visit the MSU Extension website for more information.

Ongoing Events

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.


Agency Calendars
Colorado Environmental Leadership Colorado SBDC EPA P2 Montana Environmental Training Montana DEQ Montana SBDC
North Dakota Health Dept North Dakota SBDC South Dakota DENR Wyoming DEQ Water Quality Div Wyoming SBDC P2Rx Environmental Calendar (scroll to the bottom of the home page)

Funding Opportunities

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.

Grants.gov
This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.


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