Community Resilience Partnership
Working to help Maine communities reduce emissions and prepare for the effects of climate change.
Through grants and direct support to municipal and tribal governments and unorganized territories, the Community Resilience Partnership assists communities to reduce carbon emissions, transition to clean energy, and become more resilient to climate change effects such as to extreme weather, flooding, rising sea levels, public health impacts, and more.
Support for Communities
Communities in Maine can join the Partnership individually, or through a regional group, after completing three simple steps.
Grants are available for communities to pursue climate action and for regional service providers to assist groups of communities to join the Partnership.
Community Resilience Partnership - Fall 2022 Awards
On December 1, Governor Mills announced $2.9 million in grants from the Community Resilience Partnership to support 91 Maine cities, towns and Tribal governments. Since the program was first announced by Governor Mills in 2021, some 127 cities, towns and Tribal governments in Maine have chosen to participate in the Partnership either as individual entities or in regional coalitions.
The full list of grant recipients and participating communities from the Fall 2022 awards is available here (PDF).
About the Partnership
Recommended by Maine's four-year climate action plan, Maine Won't Wait, the Partnership offers communities support for both climate mitigation and adaptation activities. It is administered by the Governor's Office of Policy Innovation and the Future. For more information, email Brian Ambrette, Senior Climate Resilience Coordinator.