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Climate Pollution Reduction Grant

Funding for:

Grants to develop and implement plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful air pollution. 

What does this funding get me?

$5 billion will be available to develop and implement ambitious plans for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and other harmful air pollution. 

$250 million will be provided for noncompetitive planning grants and approximately $4.6 billion for competitive implementation grants.

Am I eligible?

States, local governments, and air pollution control agencies are eligible for this grant.

How can I access the money?

There are two phases of this program to assist applicants. 

Phase 1, which is in process right now, provides flexible support to applicants regardless of where they are in the climate planning and implementation process. 

  • All planning grantees received their awards in the summer/fall of 2023 and must submit the following to the EPA
    • Priority Climate Action Plan – due March 1, 2024, for states and metropolitan areas and due April 1, 2024, for Tribes and Territories 
  • The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission is overseeing this funding in South Eastern PA. Check here for more information:

Phase 2 will involve a general competition for applications from states, municipalities, tribes, tribal consortia, and territories, and a competition only for tribes, tribal consortia, and territories. 

  • These competitions are open to entities that received planning grants to develop Priority Climate Action Plans (PCAPs) under phase 1 of the CPRG program, as well as entities that did not directly receive a planning grant that are applying for funds to implement measures included in an applicable PCAP. 
  • EPA anticipates awarding individual grants between $2 million and $500 million

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What is the timeline?

See above for information on timelines

What other incentives could I use to help me accomplish my goals?

None at this time, check back for more information

Where can I get more information?