BHP RFP Seeks Equity Adviser to Support District Council Task Forces

A new project will engage and provide funding to up to four U.S. ULI District Councils to identify policy and regulatory barriers to healthier and more equitable places and provide recommendations for local policy shifts and reforms. This project, led by the ULI Building Healthy Places Initiative with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is an exciting opportunity for ULI members to leverage their leadership positions in communities to explore and document problematic policies and practices, and to push for reform and change….
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Advancing the American Cities Climate Challenge

A new project will provide funding for nine ULI District Councils in the United States to facilitate member engagement in activities to achieve ambitions local carbon reduction goals. The project–a partnership between ULI’s Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance and the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)–is part of the American Cities Climate Challenge, a two-year program initiative by Bloomberg Philanthropies that provides support to U.S. cities to implement specific policy and practices actions to achieve ambitious carbon reduction goals. …
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Urban Resilience Program Awards Grants to Enhance Local Resilience Efforts

ULI Tampa Bay and ULI Boston/New England have been selected as winners of ULI Urban Resilience District Council engagement grants. The award recognizes outstanding local, member-initiated projects that help buildings, communities, and cities be more resilient in the face of climate change and its impacts on health, viability, and economic vitality….
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