State Climate Initiatives

Funding Alert: DOE SolSmart Program Management

This opportunity seeks an entity to manage and expand DOE’s SolSmart program, which supports and recognizes local governments that reduce soft costs and expand access to solar energy. This funding program will help to reduce the soft costs of solar energy deployment—those costs not associated... Read More

Opportunity: A Call for Climate Action and Recognition

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (COG) is looking for nominations and candidates for the 2021 Climate and Energy Leadership Awards. Is your government agency, non-governmental organization, or school taking an innovative approach to engage the community around sustainability initiatives? Applications are due June 30,... Read More

Learning Opportunity: Institute for Regional Excellence

The Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments invites you to advance your career through the Institute for Regional Excellence (IRE) and its Regional Executive Development Program, which is currently seeking applicants for its 2021-2022 cohort through July 1, 2021. Since 2002, nearly 400 local government managers have... Read More