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K12 Education and Climate Provisions in the Inflation Reduction Act
https://greenstrides.org/resource/k12-education-and-climate-provisions-inflation-reduction-act
Aspen Institute/World Resources Institute

This resource, developed in partnership between The Aspen Institute’s This Is Planet Ed and the World Resources Institute’s Electric School Bus Initiative, outlines the potential opportunities in the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) to support schools in taking climate action. The report provides information about tax credits, potential financing mechanisms, and grants in the IRA. We provide a short description of the provision, highlight the lead agency and eligible beneficiaries, and discuss the potential benefits to schools.

Healthy School Environments
https://greenstrides.org/resource/healthy-school-environments-0
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Healthy school environments can affect the attendance, concentration and performance of both students and educators.  This website presents information and funding on key topics about establishing and enhancing healthy school environments. 

Grants for Energy Improvements at Public School Facilities
https://greenstrides.org/resource/grants-energy-improvements-public-school-facilities
U.S. Department of Energy

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced more than $80M, the first tranche of funding in a $500M investment, to make clean energy improvements in K-12 public schools. Funds will empower school districts to make upgrades that will lower facilities’ energy costs and improve student learning environments. Other funding opportunities and resources specifically for schools are made available on this site.