The program will support urban, small city and rural community redevelopment efforts by providing financial incentives for catalytic, shovel-ready projects with emphasis on, but not limited to, downtown community-driven efforts. Funded activities should lead to measurable benefits in job opportunities, property values and/or leveraged investment by local and private partners. Eligible projects include building renovation, historic preservation, demolition, new construction, infrastructure investment
Municipalities (including counties, cities, villages, and towns), tribal entities, and other governmental authorities designated by a municipality to apply on its behalf will be eligible
Expected to assist 35 communities and achieve a 15:1 leverage of other investment.
Support community development in downtown areas, increase job opportunities and property values
Green Tier Legacy Communities Charter focuses on building sustainable and resilient communities. Those that participate benefit from the knowledge and experiences of fellow members. This shared, relevant information allows members to leap-frog technology or implement tried and true practices that stretch local resources.
Green Tier recognizes businesses that go above and beyond environmental regulations and works with you to acknowledge your commitment to continual environmental improvement. We look forward to working together to enhance your productivity, cut your costs and strengthen the health of your community. Dynamic, forward-thinking businesses, communities and associations are encouraged to apply.