CVRPC publishes a weekly news roundup that includes articles on local and regional planning information of importance. Copies of current publications are listed below and older publications can be found in our Archives.

CVRPC Energy Digest

CVRPC Weekly E-News

July 12th 

  • VCRD Community Leadership Summit
  • Municipal Enhanced Energy Planning Video
  • Capstone seeks Director of the Weatherization and Climate Impact Department
  • Worcester Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Public Meeting
  • Hazard Mitigation Buyouts – Update from VLCT
  • EECBG (Energy Efficiency And Conservation Block Grant) Sub Grants
  • Flood Response Resource Sharing
  • Report Storm Damage
  • FEMA Public Assistance Tips Shared by VLCT






June 7th

  • Grant Funding Opportunities for Active Transport and EV Infrastructure
  • CVRPC Municipal Training – Fundamentals of Land Use Planning
  • CVRPC Municipal Training – Municipal Enhanced Energy Planning: 1 – Targets & Analyses
  • Vermont Climate Action Plan Kick-Off Meetings
  • Notice of Public Hearing – Regional Plan Readoption
  • VT Walk/Bike Summit
  • Downtown and Village Tax Credits


June 21st

  • Building Communities Grants Open for FY2025
  • Vermont Diesel Emissions Reduction Financial Assistance
  • Open Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Funding
  • VCDA Conference – How Municipalities Can Drive Local Economic Development
  • Fundamentals of Land Use Planning Video Available

May 10th

  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week is May 19th to 26th
  • Arts & Flood Recovery – funding still available
  • Flood Recovery Symposium (Central Vermont)
  • Vermont Agency of Transportation: Rapid Setting Concrete Project Share
  • Cross Vermont Trails back to work on the trails in U-32 School Forest

May 24th

  • Save the Dates – CVRPC Municipal Trainings: Fundamentals of Land Use Planning | Municipal Enhance Energy Planning
  • Vermont Community Development Association Spring Conference
  • Regional Enhanced Energy Plan
  • Free Residential Assessments – Friends of the Winooski
  • Save the Date – VCRD Summit
    USDOT Climate Change 2024 Webinar Series
  • NBRC Webinar Assistance for Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative Funding
  • Vermont Energy & Climate Action Network Summit

April 26th

  • Vermont Economic Development Summit
  • Vermont Organics Recycling Summit
  • Vermont Energy and Climate Action Network (VECAN) Spring Summit
  • Community Tree Planting Grants
  • Speed CountermeasuresToolbox   
  • Brownfields Phase I Environmental Site Assessment – Request for Cost Estimates
  • Water Quality Project Development – Engineering Services Request for Proposals


May 3rd

  • Request for Proposals – Engineering Services for East Calais Post Office & Moscow Woods Road Gully Stormwater Implementation Project
  • Village Trust Initiative – Funding to Support Community Revitalization
  • Watershed Organization Roundtable
  • Vermont Forest Economy Summit
  • Small Grants for Smart Growth

April 12th

  • Village Trust Initiative to Launch in April
  • Planning for Health Equity Workshop
  • WindowDressers event in Middlesex
  • ·Last Call for Climate Catalyst Applications
  • VCRD Community Leadership Summit
  • Resilience Implementation Strategy Kick-Off
  • Funding Opportunity – Clean Water Projects

April 19th

  • Notice of Public Hearing – Regional Plan Re-Adoption
  • Additional Barre City Lots for Housing Development
  • Agency of Transportation Invites Municipalities to Participate in Road Grants Program

March 15th

  • CVRPC Hosts “Getting to know Act 250″A practical guide to adding Thermal Energy Networks to decarbonization plans for your community
  • Congressionally Directed Funding Applications Open
  • Town of Worcester Local Hazard Mitigation Plan Update

 March 22nd

  • CVRPC Welcomes New Planners to our Team
  • Planning for Health Equity
  • Vermont Bond Bank’s Third Annual Capital Planning Forum
  • CVRPC Request for Proposals – ADU Concept Design
  • CVFiber 2024 Board Recruitment

 February 23rd

  • DC Fast Charging Applications – Charge Vermont – due February 29th
  • Clean Energy for Schools & Municipalities applications due March 1st
  • Town of Middlesex Emergency Watershed Program – Engineering Services RFP
  • Arts and Community Places: Coming Together After the Floods 

 March 8th

  • Lake Wise Assessments & Lake Watershed Action Plans
  • VECAN Winter Webinar: How to Develop a Thermal Energy Network
  • Direct Pay Tax Credits for Solar and Storage Projects
  • Rural Fire Protection Grant Program
  • Town of Marshfield – Emergency Watershed Program RFP
  • MERP Community Capacity Building Mini-Grants

February 9th

  • Request for Proposals – Consulting Engineering Services for the Development of an Asset & Capital Improvement Plan Berlin, Vermont
  • Fast Charging Funding
  • Drive Electric Vermont Business & Municipal Assistance
  • Reminder: Sustainable Energy for Schools and Municipalities proposals are due March 1st
  • Help Shape the Future of Outdoor Recreation in Vermont

 February 16

  • Municipal Vulnerability Tool Release
  • AIAVT Requests Project Proposals for Resilient Design Charrette
  • Move Forward Together Vermont Survey
  • Looking for Project Funding?
  • Funding Opportunity – Clean Water Projects
  • Request for Proposals – Roxbury Planning Commission
  • Grants to Protect Lands for Clean Water and Healthy Ecosystems

January 12th

  • Housing Reform Legislative Priorities Presentation
  • Public Meeting on Act 250 Legislative Study – Video Available
  • Grants for Sustainable Energy for Schools and Municipalities
  • Downtown Transportation Fund 
  • 2024 Nut and Fruit Tree Grants
  • Announcing the Regional Project Prioritization List

 January 19th

  • Info Session on Thermal Networks Bill
  • AARP Vermont Accepting 2024 Community Challenge Grant Applications
  • Northern Border Regional Commission Announces Availability of $50m in 2024 Catalyst Program Funding
  • VTRANS Electrify Your Fleet Program

December 15th 

• CVRPC seeks Senior Land Use Planner
• Cross Vermont Trail – 2023 Wrap Up
• Vermont Community Geothermal Alliance & Thermal Energy Networks
• Water Quality Project Updates


December 22nd 

• Flood Damage Assessments
• Public Meeting on Act 250 Legislative Study – Video Available
• Check out VLCT’s Legislative Preview
• News from Vermont Clean Cities Coalition
• Small Grants for Smart Growth
• VCRD Accepting Applications for Climate Economy Resilient Communities Program


December 1st
• VECAN 2023 Annual Conference
• Recreational Trails Program now accepting pre-applications!
• FEMA trainings for new FEMA forms – Elevation Certificate & Floodproofing Certificate
• Apply for a Better Roads Grant by 12/20
• Public Information Officer Training Opportunities
• Worcester Range Management Plan Public Meetings
• Flood Recovery: Municipal Technical Assistance Program (MTAP)
• Duxbury Part-Time Zoning Administrator


December 8th
• Public Meeting on Act 250 Legislative Study
• Natural Shoreland Erosion Control Certification Trainings in 2024
• Leahy Institute for Rural Partnership Grants
• VCRD Accepting Applications for Climate Economy Resilient Communities Program
• Central Vermont Youth Opportunity Initiative Regional Forum
• After the Flood – Stories of Resilience by Sarah Noyes (Lake Champlain Sea Grant)


November 10th

• Vermont Research Overview and Symposium Substitute Report
• 2023 VOREC Community Grant Program
• Small Business Technical Assistance Exchange Grant Open Now
• Public Hearing on Waitsfield Town Plan
• FY 2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation Program (MHSMP) Grant Opportunity

November 17th
• Request for Proposals – Municipal Scoping Study – Town of Orange
• CVEDC Project Prioritization
• VTrans End of Project Survey
• Health Equity Community Conversation
• VTrans Electrify Your Fleet Program
• VECAN 2023 Annual Conference
• Webinar: Vermont’s Climate Progress: What’s Happening, What’s Not, What’s Needed


October 5th

  • Empowering Municipal Solar Event
  • Join the CVRPC team as a Land Use and Community Planner
  • New Unemployment Mandate for Small Nonprofits
  • 2023 State and Local Government Municipal Day
  • Vermont Community EV Charging Grant
  • Network Upgrades & Information Technology Managed Service Provider Request for Proposals

November 3rd
CVEDC Regional Project Priority List – Informational Meeting Registration & Application Instructions
• Central Vermont WindowDressers Community Builds – Warming Homes- Helping the Environment- Building Community
• Public Hearing on Waitsfield Town Plan
• FY 2024 Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) and Municipal Highway and Stormwater Mitigation Program (MHSMP) Grant Opportunity

September 1st

  • MERP Energy Assessment Deadline Has Been Shortened!
  • The Local Perspective: Designation 2050 Virtual Conversation
  • School Safety State and Local Cybersecurity Grant Program
  • Assess Clean Water Projects for Flood Impacts
  • HUD HOPE VI Main Street Program
  • NBRC Forest Economy Program
  • 2023 AOT Research and Innovation Symposium Postponed
  • Apply for Emergency Watershed Protection Program Funding
  • FEMA Seeking Multi-Family Residences
  • Do You Know Your Municipality’s ERAF Rating?

 September 15th

  • AARP Vermont’s 2023 Winter Placemaking Grants
  • Webinar – Flood Relief Offers from Efficiency Vermont
  • Workshop: Local Community-Led Resilience Initiatives
  • Grants for New Municipal Park and Ride Lots
  • VLCT hosts Flood Recovery Weekly Meetings with VEM
  • Community Partnership for Neighborhood Development (CPND) Grant
  • Backyard Woods Course

August 11th

  • CVRPC Welcomes New Planners
  • 2024 Vermont Historic Preservation Grants
  • 2024 Bylaw Modernization Grants
  • Safe Tree Removal Workshop
  • Community Partnership for Neighborhood Development Application is Live!
  • Debris in Your ROWs? Let the State of VT Help You
  • Send Your Flood Recovery Questions to

 August 25th

  • 2023 Draft Tactical Basin Plan Review
  • New Accessibility Guidelines for Public Rights of Way
  • Flood Property Buyouts
  • Forestry Economy Program Grant Competition Opens
  • Feeding Vermonters affected by the flood
  • Economic Injury Survey
  • Help for Vermont Artists
  • Vermont Strong License Plates & Socks
  • Statewide Flood Recovery Clean Up Day
  • Help Shape the Next Iteration of Vermont’s Designation Programs – Take the Designation 2050 Survey, Join a Focus Group, and Register for a Statewide Design Summit on 9/12

July 28th

  • Administering your flood hazard regulations: making Substantial Damage (SD) Determinations and Substantial Improvement (SI) Determinations Training
  • FEMA DR4720 Applicant Briefings in Central Vermont
  • Public Assistance FEMA DR4720 Flood Information
  • VEM Hazard Mitigation Program – Property Buyouts
  • FEMA Town Hall Video Available
  • 2024 Municipal Planning Grants
  • 211 Reporting & MARC Schedule
  • Tactical Basin Planning for Flood Resilience


August 4th

  • Efficiency Vermont – Flood Recovery Webinar
  • The Vermont Community Electric Vehicle Chargers Incentive Program
  • Links and Tips from VLCT’s Flood Recovery Web Page
  • Administering your flood hazard regulations Training Video Available
  • FEMA DR4720 Applicant Briefings in Central Vermont
  • FEMA Clean & Sanitize Assistance Program
    Vermont Flooding Emergency Response: Food Needs
  • Business Emergency Gap Assistance Program (BEGAP) Now Open
  • Efficiency Vermont to provide grants to renters and homeowners impacted by flooding

July 14th 

  • FEMA Public Assistance
  • Resources & News from Our Partner Organizations
  • Join our Team as a Transportation Planner

July 21st

  • Multi Agency Resource Center for Flood Assistance
  • Short-Term Rental Survey
  • Call for Proposals – Clean Water Projects
  • Post flood procedures for Zoning Administrators and Administrative Officers
  • CVEDC Shares Funding Resources for Businesses
  • 2023 Vermont Community Leadership Summit

June 30th 

  • Request for Proposals – Brownfields Phase II Environmental Site Assessment
  • Village Center Designation Renewal – Town of Williamstown
  • H.171, Veto Session Legislation – Effective Date Amendments to Act 47 (S.100, 2023)
  • Woodbury’s “Plan of the Year”
  • VCRD Leadership Summit

 July 7th

  • Parcelization and Land Use Trends Webinar
  • Workplace Charging Opportunities and Resources
  • Launch of Vermont Community EV Charging Incentives Program
  • Launch of Energy Assessments Application, Municipal Energy Resilience Program
  • Updates from the Vt. Dept. of Housing & Community Development
  • What’s New in the State’s Hazard Mitigation Plan

June 2nd

  • 2023 Plan of the Year Award
  • S.100 – Next Steps
  • Village Center Designation – Town of Worcester
  • Request for Proposals – Kent Hill Scoping Study – Calais

June 23rd

  • The Great Housing Hunt
  • VLCT’s IRS Guidance for Municipal Tax Credits
  • 2023 Planning Survey
  • 2023 VPA Legislative Summary
  • HOME Act (Act 47 | S.100) Resource Page
  • 2023 FY2024 Building Communities Grant Funding
  • Renewable Energy Standards Regional Listening Sessions
  • Homes for All Project
  • VCRD Leadership Summit
  • Vermont Community Leadership Network Annual Legislative Roundup

May 19th

  • Barre Town BF 0169(12) – Vermont Route 110 Bridge #21 Replacement Project
  • Save The Date – VCRD Leadership Summit
  • Update of Projects Included in the Agency of Natural Resources Projects Database
  • FEMA Mapping 101 Webinar
  • Steve Lotspeich Receives Hamilton Award
  • Highway Safety Improvement Program Small Scale Grants

May 26th

  • Animating Infrastructure Grant program
  • Electric School Bus Peer Exchange – June 1, 9:30 am
  • PSD Seeks Consultant(s) to Provide Technical Analysis of a 100% Renewable or Clean Energy Standard for Vermont Distribution Utilities
  • 2023 Vermont Survey on Planning Grants
  • We Are Entering the EAB Flight Season
  • Partner with DCF to Address Unsheltered Homelessness
  • Vermont Revitalization Assessment Grant Program
April 21st


  • Regional Plan Update Underway
  • Land Use Training Workshop Video Links
  • State of Vermont Requests Help to Support Growing Electric Vehicle Charging Needs
  • 2023 Downtown and Village Center tax credit program
  • SBA Disaster Loans Available to Private Nonprofits
  • Green Your Fleet Event at NH Motor Speedway
  • 2023 Arbor Day Conference
  • Health Equity and Community Design Technical Assistance Pilot
  • State Fiscal Year 2024 Grants In Aid Participation
 May 5th


  • Highway Safety Improvement Program Small Scale Grants
  • Creative Futures Grant Program
  • 2023 VPA Awards Reception and Spring Conference
  • Emerald Ash Borer Awareness Week – May 22 – 28
  • Vermont Energy and Climate Network Spring Summit – Community Energy Committee Leader Gathering
  • Community Recovery and Revitalization Awards
March 24th 


  • Northern Border Regional Commission (NBRC) 2023 Catalyst Program
  • Tier 2 Rivers and Roads Workshops
  • The Benefits and Business of Thermal Energy Networks
  • Vermont Equity & Justice Grant Program
  • Vermont Capital Planning Forum
  • Municipal Solar Workshop Part II: Project Development (Siting, Sizing, and more!)
  • Clean Water Advisory Committee Municipal Member Solicitation
April 7th


  • SolSmart Technical Assistance Program Expansion
  • Request for Proposals – Berlin Street Traffic Calming – Barre Vermont
  • ARPA Reporting Deadline
  • Vermont Rural Fire Protection Grant Program
  • Flood Resilient Communities Fund
March 10th


  • Fundamentals of Land Use Planning and Regulation in Vermont (recording available)
  •  CVRPC Appoints New Executive Director
  • Municipal Energy Resilience Program Launches
  • Did you miss our Municipal Solar Workshop – Part 1? (recording available)
  • Request for Proposals – Co-operative Community Engagement and Facilitation
  • Municipal Energy Resilience Program – Community Capacity Building Mini-Grants
March 17th


  • Request for Proposals – Brownfields Corrective Action Plan (CAP) and Waste Characterization
  • It’s Local Emergency Management Plan Season
  • Vermont Emergency Management Trainings
    Act174 Energy Planning Map Products Updated and Available
  • VCRD launches Northfield: Our Common Future process
  • CVRPC Seeks Planning Technicians
  • Northern Forest Center Grants for Community Recreation
February 17th


  • CVRPC Seeks Natural Resources Planner
  • Vermont State Walking College Opportunity
  • Vermont Diesel Emissions Reduction Financial Assistance Program
  • Thermal Energy Networks for VT Webinar Series
  • Planning & Zoning Director – Town of Waterbury
March 3rd


  • Vermont Works for Women Trailblazers Program comes to Barre
  • AARP VT 2023 Community Challenge Grant Applications
  • Intro to MERP – Grants for Efficient Municipal Buildings – April 14th
  • Community Supported Agriculture Grants
  • Vermont Community Broadband Job Posting
  • Request for Qualifications (RFQ) – Clean Water Partners
  • State Hazard Mitigation Plan Update – Input Requested
January 27th


  • Temporary Laws Readopted for Town Meeting and Open Meeting Law
  • Public Service Department Electricity Webinars
  • Funding for Organizations and Programs Supporting Vermont Women and Girls
  • DHCD Launches Statewide Fair Housing Surveys
February 3rd


  • Bylaw Modernization Awards
  • Vermont Clean Water Initiative 2022 Performance Report
  • Survey on Vermont’s GIS / mapping resources
  • AARP VT Accepting 2023 Community Challenge Grant Applications
  • NBRC Forest Economy Program Now Open
  • Municipal Solar Workshop – Part 1
  • Vermont Capital Planning Forum


January 6th

  • Downtown Transportation Fund and Clean Water Funding Applications Available
  • Health Equity and Community Design Technical Assistance Pilot
  • Better Buildings by Design Conference Scholarship Applications Are Now Open
January 20th


  • Notice of Public Hearing – Worcester Town Plan
  • RAISE Grants
  • Environmental Leadership Trainings
  • Better Connections Grant Program Reminder
December 9th


  • Request for Bids – Internal Readiness Assessment
  • Better Connections Program Accepting Applications
  • Application Now Open for Community Recovery and Revitalization Program
  • Vermont Better Roads Grant Program
  • CVRPC Seeks 2023 Winter Planning Technician
  • Downtown Transportation Fund and Clean Water Funding Applications Now Available
  • Applications Open for Interested Communities* and Health Equity Ambassadors
December 23rd


  • Regional Project Priority List Announced
  • Funding to Install or Replace Water or Wastewater Systems
  • Flood Resilient Communities Fund
    Technical Assistance Opportunities for Communities
  • Looking to grow your local economy? Apply for a Rural Business Development Grant!
  • 2023 Clean Water Lecture Series – “Agriculture, Climate Change and Water Quality”


November 4th

  • Request for Bids – Architectural Review & Design
  • Vermont Diesel Emissions Reduction Financial Assistance Program
  • Marshfield to Participate in Recreation Economy Planning Assistance Program
  • Town Forest Recreation Planning Toolkit
  • SFY 2023 VTrans Transportation Alternatives Program
  • Bonus round of funding for the Downtown and Village Center tax credit program
  • REMINDER – Due November 7th – VCRD Calls for Climate Economy Resilient Communities
  • Request for Proposals – Barre Auditorium Stormwater Final Design
 November 25th


  • Request for Bids – Financial Feasibility Analysis
  • Hazard Mitigation Funding Deadlines Approach
  • CVEDC Regional Project Priority List
  • FY2020/21 State Homeland Security Grant Reallocation Application: Now Open
October 7th


  • Don’t Hibernate. Button Up!
  • CVFiber Construction Update Webinar Available Online
  • Working Lands Business Enhancement Grants
  • VCRD Calls for Climate Economy Resilient Communities
  • Learn About and Comment on ANR’s Draft MRGP
 October 21st 


  • CVRPC Seeks New Executive Director
  • SFY 2023 Transportation Alternatives Program Grant Opportunity
  • Update of Washington County Projects Included in the Agency of Natural
    Resources Watershed Projects Database
  • CVRPC Bids Farewell to Bonnie Waninger
  • Notice of Municipal Plan Review Committee Public Hearing
September 9th


  • HUD’s Funding Opportunity to Address Unsheltered and Rural Homelessness
  • AARP Livable Communities Workshop: Housing for All Ages
  • FY 23 Municipal Planning Grants Due December 1
  • Participate in the Vermont Extreme Heat Survey
  • Growing Urban Forests in the Face of Emerald Ash Borer Grants
  • Communities Caring for Canopy Grants
 September 23, 2022


  • AARP VT Accepting Grant Applications – Winter Placemaking Projects Promote Livability for All Ages
  • Increasing Emergency Relief and Assistance Funding Score
  • AVCC 2022 Conservation Summit – Resilient Communities and Landscapes: Planning for a Climate-Changed Future
  • Lend Your Voice in Support of Vermont’s Urban & Community Forests
August 19th 


  • Meet CVRPC Summer Interns
  • VLCT to recommend seat on Vermont Climate Council
  • Applications Open for VCRD’s Climate Catalysts Innovation Fund
  • Early Childhood Family Needs Assessment Survey
  • Local Infrastructure Hub Funding
  • Button Up Vermont Campaigns begin
  • Efficiency Vermont Wants To Hear From You
  • Subscribe to CVRPC’s Energy Digest
 September 2nd 


  • Bylaw Modernization Grants
  • LCBP Clean Water and Healthy Ecosystems Planning and Implementation Projects
  • Human Services and Educational Facilities Grant Program
  • Recreational Facilities Grant Program
    Regional Economic Development Grant Program
  • Environmental Leadership Training – Fall Series
  • Vermont Fish & Wildlife- Fall Education Series
  • Low Emission and Electric Vehicle Rulemaking Public Events
July 29th


  • Financial Education Grants Available to Public and Nonprofit Organizations
  • VLCT Municipal Equity Toolkit
  • Equitable and Inclusive Communities Grant
  • Vermont DEC Permit Navigator
  • Traveling E-Bike Lending Library
August 12th


  • 2023 Historic Preservation Grant Applications Are Now Available
  • MSAC Recruiting Aging In Place Coordinator
  • VTrans Mobility and Transportation Innovation Grant Program
  • Vermont’s Strategic Highway Safety Plan
  • Amtrak’s Ethan Allen Express
  • Downtown and Village Center Revitalization Awards
  • Zoning Bylaw Modernization Grants for New Homes and ‘Great Neighborhoods’
  • Developing a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy for West Central Vermont
June 24th


  • Community Cooling Facility Web Map
  • FY23 Building Communities Grants Program
  • Opioid Settlement Committee Application
  • Workshops for Municipal Staff Moving Trees
  • Manufactured Housing Communities Infrastructure Funding
  • Save the Date – Renewable Energy Vermont Conference & Expo
  • Montpelier is Hiring a Sustainability Coordinator
  • Efficiency Vermont Issues RFP for Weatherization Workforce Development Program
July 22nd


  • Health Equity Survey for Municipal Officials
  • Time Sensitive:  Accessing funding for local planning and community development projects
  • Community Kitchen Academy
  • Celebrate Downtowns Champion Senator Leahy
  • Clean School Bus Program Funding (EPA)
  • Safe Streets & Roads for All Grant Opportunity
  • 2023 Municipal Park & Ride Grant Program
  • Vermont Adopts 988 Mental Health Support Phone Number
June 10th


  • Request for Proposals for Accounting Services – Reissued
  • VCF and VDH Announce Second Round of Health Equity Grants
  • Office Furniture & Supplies Available
  • CVFiber Construction Request for Proposals – Construction Services
  • Request for Bid: Gully Stabilization and Stormwater Mitigation at The Health Center Plainfield, Vermont
  • Updated Slow the Spread Recommendations for Moving Ash Materials
  • Fayston Zoning Administrator Job Opening

May 13th

  • Notice of CVRPC Public Hearing – Woodbury Town Plan
  • PA/SLRF Permitted as Local Match for VTrans Municipal Assistance
  • Request for Proposals – Barre Auditorium Stormwater Final Design
  • Barre City seeks Permit Administrator
May 27th


  • CVRPC Expanding its Team!
  • Request for Proposals – Accounting Services
  • Office Furniture Available
  • VT PoC Small Business Listening Sessions
  • VCDA Housing Conference
  • Coming Soon! Local Emergency Management Enhancement Grant
  • Agency of Transportation Invites Municipalities to Participate in Road Grants Program
April 29th


  • Downtown and Historic Preservation Conference – June 9th
  • Municipal Mask Rules Expire April 30th
  • VCDA Spring Conference – Addressing the Vermont Housing Challenge – June 28th
  • Request for Proposals for Moretown Elementary School & Town Office Stormwater Implementation Project
  • Infrastructure and Capacity Building Challenge Grants
  • FCC’s Emergency Connectivity Fund (ECF)
  • IIJA Broadband Programs Pre-NOFO Technical Assistance Webinar #1
  • Request for Proposals for Waterbury Parks Study/Master Plan
  • Arbor Day: EAB & Resilient Roads (May 24th)
May 6th


  • Volunteer Driver Opportunities
  • 2022 VLCT Compensation & Benefits Survey Open
  • Save the Date – Vermont Leadership Summit
  • Climate & Energy Round Table
  • Clean Water Lectures
  • Better Places accepting projects and Instagram Live events


April 15th

  • Financial and Energy Coaching
  • Central Vermont Energy Round Table
  • Sign Up for New CVRPC Energy Digest
  • Green Mountain Power (GMP) Launches Sun Match Program to Help Income-Eligible Customers Save
  • RFP for Brownfields Phase II Environmental Site Assessment
  • RFP for Health Equity and Community Design TA Pilot in partnership with Vermont’s Better Places program
  • Save The Date: Vermont Community Leadership Summit
  • Energy Storage and Weatherization Webinar Recordings Available
April 22nd


  • DownStreet welcomes new Executive Director
  • Vermont Equity & Justice Grant
  • Berlin Street Traffic Calming RFP
  • Job Opportunity – Northfield Economic Dev. Director
  • Job Opportunity – East Montpelier Town Administrator


March 25th

  • Free Municipal Energy Consultations
  • ARPA Compliance & Reporting Webinar
  • Clean Water Advisory Committee Member Solicitation
April 8th


  • Opportunity to Provide Feedback on Creation of Climate Toolkit
  • Vermont Climate Council Public Forums
  • Washington County Scores with VOREC Grants
  • Equitable and Inclusive Communities Grants
  • Local Emergency Management Plans (LEMP) due May 1st
  • Moretown Seeks Zoning Administrator
  • CVFiber Hires Telecom Veteran as Executive Director
  • Funding Available for Community Projects in Vermont
March 4th


  • CVRPC Welcomes New Staff
  • Vermont Big Trees Program and Maps
  • Cross Vermont Trail News
  • Proposal Reminder for Transportation Planning Services and/or Studies


March 18th


  • Join the CVRPC Team
  • Ice Jam Release Contact Information
  • Capstone Community Action Needs Assessment Survey
  • Request for Proposals – Route 12 Crosswalk Siting and Signaling, Northfield Falls
  • Request for Proposals – Town of Orange Capital Improvement Plan
  • NBRC State Economic & Infrastructure Development Grant Open
  • State Funding Available to Replace Wells and Septic Systems
February 18th


  • USDA Pilot Energy Program
  • Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy Request for Proposals
  • Notice of Public Hearing – Municipal Plan Review Committee (Roxbury & Cabot Plans)
  • GMT Public Transit Service Change
  • Community Kitchen Academy Now Accepting Applications
  • AVCC’s Annual Tiny Grants
  • ARPA Final Rule Updates – CVRPC Assistance Available
February 25th


  • State Transportation Innovative Council Incentive Awards Available
  • Community & Economic Development Specialist position available
  • AARP 2022 Community Challenge Grant Applications
  • Funding Available to Respond to Opioid Overdoses & Prevent and Reduce Substance Abuse Among Youth
January 28th


  • Capital Plan Contest Reminder
  • Job Posting – Waterbury Assistant Planning & Zoning Administrator
  • Washington County Continuum of Care Study
  • Downtown Transportation Fund Grant Applications Now Available
  • New Program to Subsidize Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Multi-Unit Housing
  • Temporary Open Meeting Law Changes
  • Community Health Needs Assessment
  • Guidance for Municipalities from the Cannabis Control Board
February 4th


  • Proposals Requested for Transportation Planning Services and/or Studies
  • April 1 Deadline: EV Charging Grant for Residents of Multiunit Housing
  • 2021 Lamoille River (Basin 7) Tactical Basin Plan Released
  • Regional Recreation News
  • Help Make Your Community a Better Place
  • Clean Water Funding Opportunity and Event
  • Regional Emergency Management Committee Meeting #1
  • Energy Webinar
January 7th


  • Vermont Bond Bank announces Capital Plan Contest and Forum
  • AIA to offer free design services for affordable housing
  • Food Hub Infrastructure Support
  • Funding Available to Support Fire Department Staffing
  • Vermont Adopts CDC Guidance for Isolation and Quarantine
January 14th


  • Call for Applications: Creation Grants
  • CVRPC Request for Proposals – Auditing Services
  • Planning for Wastewater in Rural Village Centers
December 30th


  • Fostering a Regional Recreation Economy – Creating Networks in Central Vermont – Jan 25th Save the Date
  • Municipal Plan Review Committee Hearing – Calais Town Plan
  • Cross Vermont Trail Association Annual Update
  • New ACCD Brownfields Assessment Funding Opportunity
  • What Does the Infrastructure Bill Mean for Your Town?
  • Vermont Natural Resources Council’s Small Grants for Smart Growth
  • Mitigating and Responding To Covid-19 In The Workplace
December 23rd  


  • Apply to Join Green Mountain Transit’s Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Committee
  • Funding Opportunity – Communities Caring for Canopy
  • Exploring Models of Community Governance in Vermont Town Forests
  • Northfield is Seeking Economic Development Director
  • ARPA Reporting Portal Open to NEUs and New User Guide Available
  • USDA Farm to School Grants
December 10th  


  • Open Positions at VYCC
  • Downtown Transportation Fund Grant Applications Now Available
  • Middlesex Receives Planning Awards
  • Downtown and Village Center Tax Credits
  • State Releases Drafts of the 2022 CEP and Climate Action Plan
December 3rd  


  • Flood Resilient Communities Fund
  • Federal Government to Transition from DUNS to UEI for Federal Awards
  • Better Roads Grant Application Due December 17, 2021
  • Join the CVRPC Team
  • Funding Available to Improve Firefighter Safety