P.S. Here Are Some Project Ideas
June 27, 2017
Livable Communities Newsletter
Tool Kits & Resources
Get Ready, Get Set,
Great communities take time to build and sustain. But "quick actions" can be a critical spark for longer-term progress. That's why we're funding ready-to-go projects (i.e. whatever is proposed needs to occur, be built or fully implemented no later than November 1). Yes, we're serious about the need for speed.
EXTENDED APPLICATION DEADLINE: JULY 15
P.S. Think Pop-Ups
We know that smart, permanent livability changes, improvements and solutions take time. But temporary "pop-up" programs, projects and demonstrations are good ways to get to yes.
READ ABOUT THESE EXAMPLES
— Check out these micro-grant-winning grassroots projects “aimed at getting communities walking and creating more safe, accessible and enjoyable places to walk and be physically active.”
Have a Seat and Stay Awhile
— Walkable places are of course needed, but so are “sit-able” spaces.
Place Your Preorder
— Coming this August, the second publication in our
Where We Live
Where We Live: Communities for All Ages — 100+ Inspiring Examples From America’s Community Leaders
. Reserve your free copy now.
Wanted: Smart Ideas
— The 2018 New Partners for Smart Growth conference will feature eight thematic tracks to provide participants with a dynamic, hands-on learning experience. Presentation proposals wanted.
Act Fast! The Deadline is June 30
Walk This Way
— The 2017 National Walking Summit will hit the ground running in Saint Paul, Minnesota, on September 13.
Early Bird Registration Ends July 15
Raise Your Voice for Healthy Kids
— Grants are available to invest in ongoing state, local and tribal public policies that tackle childhood obesity through active living and healthy eating.
Apply by July 21
Due to the July 4 holiday, the next issue of the AARP Livable Communities e-Newsletter will be published on July 12.
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