Resources

Resources

Support for Local Communities 

Support for Local Communities

The Local Infrastructure Hub is committed to sharing the best resources available to help local towns and communities make the most of the opportunities presented by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law.

Reconnecting Communities + Equity: Engagement & Environmental Justice

Local Infrastructure Hub Event

Learn how BIL funding opportunities can form inclusive engagement with communities that advance core equity priorities

Using federal funds to create local infrastructure jobs

NLC

This guide from National League of Cities shows how a change to federal guidelines could open the door for local agencies to invest federal funding in local and targeted hire policies on construction projects.

    Bloomberg Cities: driving innovation in cities

    Bloomberg Cities Network Hub

    The Bloomberg Cities website both spotlights best-in-class efforts in cities and provides access to cutting-edge resources and support for city leaders.

    Federal Assistance e311

    Bloomberg Cities Network Hub

    This collaboration between Bloomberg Philanthropies and the U.S. Conference of Mayors helps cities identify, obtain, and retain federal funding for COVID recovery and response efforts and infrastructure investments.

    Understanding how federal funds can promote electric vehicle deployment

    The Electrification Coalition

    The transportation electrification programs in Infrastructure Law will reduce pollution, improve public health, strengthen our energy independence, and advance technology change to solve some of our most pressing transportation challenges.  The Electrification Coalition is supporting stakeholders across the country to maximize federal funding for efficient, effective, and equitable deployment of electric vehicles and electric vehicle charging infrastructure.

      Assess funding opportunities for local energy transition goals

      City Renewables

      Many federal funding opportunities exist for advancing local decarbonization efforts. This tool helps local governments prioritize and leverage existing federal funding to advance system-wide energy transition goals—from block grants and technical assistance to competitive grants, loans, and revolving loan funds.

      EECBG Grant Calculator--Funding Allocation Estimates for Local Governments

      City Renewables

      City Renewables has produced a calculator that can give funding estimates for cities and counties who will be eligible for direct formula funding through the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Grant Program (EECBG).

      Closing the Digital Divide: Broadband Expansion and Middle Mile

      Local Infrastructure Hub Event

      Learn about opportunities for cities and towns to improve broadband access and advance digital equity through BIL.