**Some programs are limited. Please read solicitations carefully and consult your Office of Research for specifics, such as limited applications through your university and internal application deadlines.**

Partners for Places aims to enhance local capacity to build equitable and sustainable communities in the United States and Canada. These one-to-one matching awards support the planning and implementing of urban sustainability and green stormwater infrastructure projects.

Community gardens that produce fruits, herbs and vegetables for low-income communities. Vibrant and sustainable public spaces brought to life by transforming abandoned roadways, under-used waterfronts — and even an old golf course. Affordable housing that is better equipped to weather extreme storms and climate-related disasters, and homeowners equipped with the skills to ensure their homes are energy efficient and free of highly toxic lead.

These are just a few of the projects that have received funding through Partners for Places, a matching grant program that improves U.S. and Canadian communities by building partnerships between local government leaders, frontline communities, and place-based funders. National funders invest in local projects developed through these partnerships to advance efforts to create communities that are sustainable, prosperous and just.

These sustainability efforts take place from coast to coast, in communities both large and small, and focus largely on empowering and engaging low-income neighborhoods.

Application Deadline: February 27, 2024