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2015 Gardinier Environmental Fund Small Grants Program

September 9, 2015
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Attend the second webinar below to find out how to identify projects that you could do to improve your energy and water efficiency, and then find funding for them!

The Gardinier Environmental Fund is contributing $100,000 to support a Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program cycle for municipalities and school districts.  This cycle will award one $30,000 grant and seven $10,000 grants.

For this grant cycle, the Gardinier Environmental Fund will fund energy projects focused on energy conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy. Projects can fall into the following categories: building efficiency upgrades, energy education projects, energy resiliency, renewable energy installations, studies and engineering, and innovative energy projects. The project can be a district-wide initiative or implemented for a specific municipal, school or schools in a district.

This webinar will cover the application process, online submission procedures and tips for a successful Sustainable Jersey Small Grant application.


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RPA/NJIT Urban Mayors’ Academy Keynote: New Orleans 10 Years On: Lessons from Katrina

September 9, 2015
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Join the RPA/NJIT Mayors’ Academy on Resilient Design for a public keynote presented by David Waggonner, president of Waggonner & Ball Architects and producer of the award-winning Greater New Orleans Urban Water Plan. Mr. Waggonner will offer lessons of resilience and living with water for our region’s urban cities and towns. Light appetizers and refreshments will be served.

This event is generously funded by The Fund for New Jersey, The John S. Watson Institute for Public Policy and the F.M. Kirby Foundation.

Location: The New Jersey State Museum Auditorium 205 W. State St., Trenton Directions and parking information

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