Solicitation for applications will be open June 13, 2022 - July 28, 2022 at 5 pm
The District is soliciting proposals from eligible entities to implement Urban Greening projects in the Shafter Community boundaries. This Request for Proposal will provide a total grant amount of up to $50,000 to the selected applicant(s) that can demonstrate the ability to efficiently and effectively implement urban greening projects by working with the community to reduce emissions and to provide several key co-benefits. Please see below for application materials.
The District hosted an informational meeting to address questions from applicants interested in submitting a proposal for the Shafter AB 617 Urban Greening Program on June 28, 2022. The English and Spanish recordings and presentation from this meeting are posted below.
Urban Greening Emission Reduction Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.