Seattle Office of Sustainability Announces 2 Grant Opportunities, Seeks Panelists

Have a great idea to help catalyze climate action in your community? Seattle’s Office of Sustainability & Environment wants to hear from you! The Office of Sustainability & Environment is interested in supporting innovative projects that engage residents in reducing climate change.

There area 2 opportunities for support in 2014

  • Community Climate Project 
    • Provides up to $10,000 for projects that address climate action choices in the following categories:
      • Home Energy Use
      • Getting Around
      • Food Choices
      • Buying Stuff
      • Waste
    • Application deadline is Tuesday, April 22, 2014
  • Small Climate Project 
    • Provides up to $500 to support one-time climate focused special events or education & outreach initiatives
    • Applications accepted year-round

For more information,  including project application forms, see the Community Climate Projects webpage.

The department also wants to hear from anyone who wants to participate in project review panel. They are seeking volunteers who wish to participate in the evaluation of  project proposals. The approximate time commitment will be 10 to 20 hours between April 23 and May 7.  Those interested in serving on the review panel can download an application here.