Nearly 90 communities apply for free smart growth technical assistance

Applications for Smart Growth America’s free technical assistance are in, and they tell an important story: communities across the country are eager to learn more about smart growth strategies.

Smart Growth America received applications from 89 communities in 34 states plus the District of Columbia. Stretching from Maine to Hawaii, these communities represent major urban centers, fast growing suburbs, rural small towns and everything in between. This broad mix of applicants shows that all types of communities are interested in using smart growth strategies to build stronger local economies, preserve a sense of place and protect the environment.

Smart Growth America will announce the communities selected to receive technical assistance on Monday, November 14th.

Communities seeking further technical assistance resources are invited to a webinar on Wednesday, November 9th at 2:00 PM EST that overviews the Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities program. This webinar is presented by Smart Growth America along with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Forterra, Global Green USA and Project for Public spaces.  Participation is free but advanced registration is required.  Click here to register.

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