Via the 2021 Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), the federal government created numerous programs that will support local climate and clean energy initiatives.
Sustainability Leaders Collaborative (SLC) members can leverage federal funding to green their own operations and they can help residents, businesses and nonprofits access the various programs in support of communitywide emission reductions. Learn more about IRA funding for residents, businesses and nonprofits here.
There are numerous summaries of the federal opportunities available via the Infrastructure and Inflation Reduction legislation.
Specific to Wisconsin:
More broadly, on the opportunities for local governments to green their operations and to leverage funding for communitywide action, check out:
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Energy (DOC) have launched several new initiatives specific to school districts.