Friday, May 14, 2010

Climate Initiatives Grants - MTC Issues Call for Projects

The Metropolitan Transportation Commission, in partnership with the Bay
Area Air Quality Management District(BAAQMD), Association of Bay Area
Governments (ABAG), and Bay Conservation and Development Commission
(BCDC), is pleased to issue a single solicitation for the following two
competitive grant programs:

1. Innovative Grants - Up to $31 Million: Grant funding will be directed
to support high-impact, innovative projects with the greatest potential
to reduce greenhouse gas emissions that can be replicated on a
larger-scale around the region.

2. Safe Routes to Schools Creative Grants - Up to $2 Million: As a
complement to funding for the counties' Safe Routes to School Program,
grant funding will be available to implement creative school-related
emission reduction strategies and determine their effectiveness and
potential replication around the region.

The program guidelines for these two competitive grant programs can be downloaded from the MTC Website at:

For more information:
Applicants are encouraged to contact MTC staff if they have questions
about grant application requirements or wish to discuss potential
project ideas in advance of submitting an application. For the Safe
Routes to School Creative Grants, contact Craig Goldblatt, Project
Manager, at 510.817.5837 or by email at For the
Innovative Grants, contact Ashley Nguyen, Project Manager, at
510.817.5809 or by email at

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