Local Climate Action Grants - Due 4/30

The MPCA is seeking proposals to distribute $2.3 million for projects to reduce climate pollution and prepare Minnesota communities for climate change.

The local climate action grants program will help communities across Minnesota contribute to the goals of Minnesota’s Climate Action Framework. Local governments, 501(c)(3) organizations, and educational institutions are eligible to apply. The maximum grant amount awarded through this program is $50,000. 

Examples of projects that could be funded include:

  • developing a plan to prepare community buildings for extreme weather
  • planning infrastructure to reduce the impact of extreme heat
  • taking a Gold Leaf Challenge action to increase energy efficiency 
  • improving access to clean transportation options 

Learn more

Applications must be received by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 . Submit questions about this grant to grants.pca@state.mn.us, subject line: “FY24 Local Climate Action Grants” no later than Thursday,  April 18, 2024.