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Rubio Proposes Additional Climate Investments with Clean Energy Funds

Investments respond to a variety of needs and opportunities across many sectors

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Bureau of Planning and Sustainability launches Community Responsive Grant opportunities with request for proposals (RFP 3)

RFP 3 will award $40 to $60 million in grants to fund climate projects in Portland.

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Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s Cooling Portland program hits two-year, 7,000 unit goal

Program ahead of schedule in reaching and exceeding five-year goal of installing 15,000 energy-efficient heat pump/cooling units.

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Community Responsive Grants request for proposals (RFP 3)

The public comment period on RFP 3 will be open for two weeks, October 26 – November 9, 2023 at 5:00 p.m.

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Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability’s Climate Investment Plan unanimously adopted by City Council

The Bureau’s Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund staff will begin implementation of the Climate Investment Plan with the launch of a Request for Proposals (RFP) for the Community Responsive Grant program.

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PCEF Newsletter Issue 2: The Climate Investment Plan is guided by the needs of our community

The Climate Investment Plan — PCEF’s five-year road map to climate action — represents a pivotal step forward in advancing an equitable, climate-resilient Portland.

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PCEF Newsletter Issue 1: How the Climate Investment Plan advances an equitable, resilient Portland

Earlier this summer, PCEF shared a draft of the Climate Investment Plan – a five-year road map to fund more community-led clean energy projects and climate solutions in Portland.

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Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability releases five-year Climate Investment Plan

The Climate Investment Plan will be considered by City Council in a public hearing Sept. 20

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Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund Committee recommends final Climate Investment Plan to City Council

Five-year investment plan proposes $750 million investment in community-centered solutions for climate justice.

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City Council appoints three new members to the Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund Committee

City Council appoints three new members and reappoints two members to the PCEF Committee.

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High Road Advisory Council application

The Portland Clean Energy Community Benefits Fund (PCEF) High Road Advisory Council provides guidance about workforce and contractor development.

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Portland Clean Energy Fund releases second draft of Climate Investment Plan

The five-year investment plan outlines PCEF’s commitment to climate justice.

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Portland Bureau of Planning and Sustainability announces “Cooling Portland: A PCEF-funded Climate Resilience Program”

Formerly named “PCEF Heat Response Program,” Cooling Portland announces goal of installing 4,000 energy-efficient heat pump/cooling units in 2023.

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Join the next Clean & Efficient Buildings Business Opportunities Workshop

Learn how to grow your business and explore opportunities that address climate needs as part of a series of free, interactive workshops.

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Portland Clean Energy Fund releases first draft of Climate Investment Plan

The five-year investment plan outlines PCEF’s commitment to climate justice.

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Have an idea? We have a Mini Grant.

Applications are always open, and we will make our next selections after the April 1 deadline.

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PCEF Climate Investment Plan review panels

Frontline communities are disproportionately affected by climate change, which is why we need their expertise and unique perspectives in this work. 

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Survey results: CIP accessibility and engagement survey

We asked to hear from you, and here's what you told us.

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Drop in at one of our CIP Community Visioning events

We want to hear from you!

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Be part of the PCEF Climate Investment Plan process

Choose the time commitment that's right for you.

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