P2 Events and Funding Opportunities

Current Events

Blue Sky Renewable Energy Project Tour - October 4, in Salt Lake City, UT - Rocky Mountain Power customers and their guests are invited to attend the 5th annual Blue Sky renewable energy project tour. The tour is going 100% solar, visiting diverse solar power projects in the Salt Lake Valley. Don't miss this exciting opportunity to see solar technology in action and learn how community organizations are embracing renewable energy with help from Blue Sky customers. Visit the Rocky Mountain Power website for more information.

AERO 40th Annual Meeting - October 17-19, in Red Lodge, MT - Join the Alternative Energy Resource Organization for a celebration and annual meeting at the Carbon County Fairgrounds. The weekend will kick off on Friday with a number of engaging farm & energy tours in and around Red Lodge. These will be followed by a cake-off fundraiser contest and a potluck dinner (meat entree provided) at the fairgrounds on Friday night. Saturday starts off with Ag & Energy Task Force Meetings, followed by our 2014 Keynote Speaker, Tony Boniface, Founder & President of Independent Power Systems (see biography below). Visit the AERO website for more information or to register.

8th Annual Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium - November 19-21, in West Valley City, UT - The Salt Lake County Watershed Symposium brings together water quality experts, policy makers, environmental advocates, industry, academics, students, and the public. Sessions cover a broad range of topics—from general interest to technical—with local, regional, and national relevance.Visit the Salt Lake County website for more information.

Utah’s Annual Environmental Education Conference - March 19-21, at Hogle Zoo in Salt Lake City, UT - USEE has been hosting the Annual Utah Environmental Education Conference since 1989. The purpose of this event is to bring formal and non-formal environmental educators together to network, share resources and best practices, and to improve the overall quality, depth, and breadth of environmental education in Utah. Visit the Utah Society for Environmental Education website for more information.

Ongoing Events

NPPR Lean and P2 Workgroup - Third Tuesday of every month at 12 noon PT, 1 p.m. MT, 2 p.m. CT, 3 p.m. ET. - The Lean and P2 Workgroup helps form links between lean processes and environmental protection. It partners with the Green Suppliers Network and the EPA Lean and Environment Initiative. Members come from nonprofits, businesses, universities, state governments, and EPA. The workgroup meets monthly to hear technical presentations and share strategic discussions. Announcements are made through a Google Group. To sign up, click the link above.

Montana Weatherization Training Center - The training center's goal is to train the professionals who are on the ground weatherizing homes every day. Working closely with Montana's Human Resource Development Councils and Tribal associates, they focus on safe, efficient, cutting-edge techniques to address the health, safety, and energy efficiency issues present in low-income housing. The site offers valuable information on weatherization, including the newly-launched WXTV - online training sessions. For more information, click the link above.

National Environmental Training Calendar - The Northwest Environmental Training Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit program of EOS Alliance improving environmental quality and public health through professional development and technology transfer. To view the schedule of trainings or to register, click the link above.

Agency Calendars
Colorado Environmental Leadership Colorado SBDC EPA P2 Montana Environmental Training Montana DEQ Montana SBDC
North Dakota Health Dept North Dakota SBDC South Dakota DENR Wyoming DEQ Water Quality Div Wyoming SBDC P2Rx Environmental Calendar (scroll to the bottom of the home page)

Funding Opportunities

Request For Proposals (RFP) Clearinghouse
Looking for funding to do your dream project? Curious about who is investing in pollution prevention strategies? The RFP Clearinghouse provides information on current and pending RFPs related to pollution prevention. It also has an archive of past solicitations.

Energy Home Weatherization Assistance and Rebates
Find EERE weatherizationp projects and assistance by state using this map.

Environmental Justice Small Grants Program
The Environmental Justice Small Grants Program (EJSG), supports and empowers communities working on solutions to local environmental and public health issues. The Program assists recipients in building collaborative partnerships to help them understand and address environmental and public health issues in their communities. Successful collaborative partnerships involve not only well-designed strategic plans to build, maintain and sustain the partnerships, but also to work towards addressing the local environmental and public health issues.

DOE List of Open Solicitations
The Western Regional Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) posts a list of recent solicitations on their web site. The list is updated on a regular basis and you may choose to receive email notification about updates.

This site allows organizations to electronically find and apply for competitive grant opportunities from all Federal grant-making agencies.

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