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Actions for Communities

Maine municipalities are often balancing budget pressures with the high operating costs that go into maintenance of older buildings, which often house town offices and vital public safety facilities. Switching to energy efficient systems can save municipalities money, reduce maintenance needs and improve occupant safety. Learn about a new planning and grant program and other resources for your community.

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Join The Community Resilience Partnership!

The Community Resilience Partnership offers grants and technical assistance to municipal and tribal governments for projects to make communities more resilient to climate change and incorporate clean energy into operations. Local governments may enroll in the partnership individually, or as a group with the assistance of a regional service provider, such as a regional planning agency. Learn more and join today

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Green Actions for Municipalities

From greening your transportation and buildings to supporting Maine's clean energy economy and preparing your community for climate change impacts, there are many meaningful actions your municipality can take. Good news: you can access planning help and apply for grants to strengthen your climate resilience. Join today.

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Encourage Your Town to Take Action

Could your elected town officials or planning board benefit from learning about the Community Resilience Partnership? Share the program or contact us for details.

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Support Climate Leadership in Your Community

Your community’s climate actions matter. Find tips on starting and joining climate action conversations and becoming a climate action advocate in your community.