NARC Grant for Green Infrastructure Initiatives


The National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) is looking for applications from regional organizations who want to promote the use of green infrastructure and Landcare. To assist these groups in promoting best-practices, programs, and projects for green infrastructure to their peers, two $5,000 grants will be given to regional planning bodies designated as Regional Centers.

The NARC Regional Centers of Excellence Initiative, in collaboration with the U.S. Forest Service, supports information sharing among regional organizations by promoting green infrastructure and Landcare work at the regional level. The Initiative will assist in the development of green infrastructure and Landcare initiatives by identifying regions with outstanding green infrastructure and Landcare practices and facilitating, mentoring,

“The Regional Centers of Excellence Initiative is a great method to engage NARC members and advocate for sustainable infrastructure and Landcare projects across the country,” said NARC President Stephen Cassano, Selectman, Town of Manchester, CT. “NRC looks forward to making these awards and continuing to work with the US Forest Service.

Grant applications are due by April 9, 2009, 5pm ET. 


Natural Environment



Multi-state / Region




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