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Announcing New ICLEI Services and Guidance for Economic Recovery Funding

May 12, 2009  

Urgent: Register With FedConnect Today!
To be eligible to receive EECBG funding, local governments MUST register with FedConnect, yet most have not, according to DOE. This process can take up to three weeks, so don't delay!

>> Complete the Application Process Now

The June 25 application deadline for funding through the Energy Efficiency and Block Grant (EECBG) program is fast approaching. ICLEI is stepping up to the plate with new resources and services to guide local governments as they apply for funds and implement programs.

Four ICLEI Resources for Local Governments:

1. Guide to Preparing Your EECBG Application.
ICLEI has designed a new, two-part Guide to Preparing Your EECBG Application.
>> View Part I: Assembling an Application
>> View Part II: Developing a Strategy

2. Regional Calls on Economic Recovery Strategies.
ICLEI’s regional offices are hosting a series of meetings and conference calls for local government members to share their economic recovery funding challenges and strategies. Find out if and when a call is taking place in your region.
>> View the Schedule of Calls

3. Enhanced Services for the EECBG.
We're pleased to announce the availability of higher levels of support to help local government members apply for economic recovery funds and develop their detailed implementation strategies. These services are available exclusively to ICLEI members for very reasonable fees.
>> Learn More

4. Member Forums.
The Economic Recovery Forum in ICLEI’s online Member Center is a great space to share questions and strategies.
>> View the Forums

And finally: If you haven’t already, bookmark to keep up to speed with the latest updates from DOE and attendant resources from ICLEI.


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