This document is an early framing paper for collaboration around the Green and Healthy Homes Initiative (GHHI) drafted by the GHHI Coalition with support from Annie E. Casey Foundation staff. The document explains the importance of a coordinated and integrated approach to addressing unhealthy housing conditions such as lead and environmental hazards that contribute to asthma. It also describes a public/private/philanthropic partnership taking shape to forge a holistic approach to healthy housing. The paper highlights innovative work across the country, key organizations involved, and funding sources that can be leveraged.
Check this out: Page 2 of the document contains a list of potential foundations and a preliminary list of organizations that may be involved.
GHHI COLLABORATION PROPOSAL
This summary by the Workforce Alliance describes funding opportunities for green jobs training issued by the Department of Labor, including five separate grant competitions for strategic partnerships and other entities to prepare workers for careers in energy efficiency and renewable energy industries. The summary provides brief descriptions of each grant program, along with links to the full grant. The deadlines for most of these grants have passed, but there is one still open until October 20, 2009.
Check this out: Applications are being accepted until October 20, 2009, for $190 million in grants for public-private partnerships to support training activities that reflect a comprehensive statewide energy sector strategy.
Here’s an announcement issued by the U.S. Department of Energy on September 14 for a $454 million program designed to spur a major nationwide energy upgrade. The program, which could yield huge utility savings for households and businesses, encourages local public-private partnerships to help communities demonstrate innovative energy-efficient models that can be replicated nationwide.
Check this out: Page 2 of the announcement notes that the funding solicitation, expected to be issued in early October, will provide $390 million for a select number of innovative partnerships between the public and private sectors.
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