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City Grant Program Issues Call for Zero Waste, Environmental Justice Projects

Post Date:07/17/2019 2:18 PM

CARP_color_600px_webLocal organizations looking to implement climate action projects in Evanston are encouraged to apply for the City of Evanston Office of Sustainability’s first mini-grant program.

$8,000 in grant funding is available to support the implementation of pilot projects focused on zero waste or environmental justice, two of the goals adopted by the City’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan (CARP)

Eligible schools, businesses and organizations can apply for up to $1,000 in grant funding to cover costs associated with their projects, from composting initiatives to community outreach campaigns. To be eligible, the proposed project must have goals consistent with the City’s Climate Action and Resilience Plan, impact the Evanston area, and comply with the existing City code.

The application period is open through August 12, 2019. To apply, visit cityofevanston.org/sustainability.

For more information about mini-grants or the City's climate action efforts, please email sustainability@cityofevanston.org or call/text 847-448-4311. For convenience, residents may simply dial 3-1-1 in Evanston.

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