Vermont Climate Collaborative
Resources for Towns
- Agency of Natural Resources releases
Request for Proposal for "Vermont Community Climate Change Grants"
This grant program is specifically for Vermont municipalities and non-profit organizations to support projects that increase energy efficiency and achieve measurable reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. This program is designed to help both municipalities and local residents and businesses reduce energy costs through improved energy efficiency and increased use of renewables. For more information, contact Dick Valentinetti, Director, Center for Climate Change & Waste Reduction, Vermont Agency of Natural Resources. Phone: 802 241-3860; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Energy Committee Action Network (VECAN) (pdf)
VECAN is a collaborative of Vermont nonprofit and membership-based organizations that helps to inform and involve the public in community-based energy projects to advance a more sustainable energy future.
- VECAN and UVM Extension hosted a conference on Community-Based Approaches to Energy and Climate Change, that occurred on Saturday, December 6, 2008 at the Vermont Technical College in Randolph Center, Vermont.
- Vermont's Regional Planning Commissions are good resources for citizens and towns interested in local land use planning.
- Addison County Regional Planning Commission
- Bennington County Regional Commission
- Central Vermont Regional Planning Commission
- Chittenden County Regional Planning Commission
- Lamoille County Planning Commission
- Northeastern Vermont Development Association
- Northwest Regional Planning Commission
- Rutland Regional Planning Commission
- Southern Windsor County Regional Planning Commission
- Two Rivers-Ottauquechee Regional Commission
- Windham Regional Commission
- Chittenden County Metropolitan Planning Organization (CCMPO) is responsible for transportation planning in Chittenden County, Vermont. CCMPO supports towns as they evaluate their transportation needs.
- The Burlington Legacy Project is currently rewriting Burlington's Climate Action Plan (CAP). On September 18, 2008 the City unveiled its 2007 greenhouse gas inventory, as part of the CAP process. Expected completion date is December 2008, and participants are needed!
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