Sustainable Cities Design Academy (SCDA) 2016 Call for Applications -- Join the American Architectural Foundation (AAF) for a design workshop in Washington, DC, August 3-5, 2016. SCDA connects project teams and multidisciplinary sustainable design experts through highly interactive charrettes that help project teams advance their green infrastructure, financing, and community development goals. Past project partner participants include the nonprofit, Community Solutions, which brought the rehabilitation of the historic Swift Factory project to SCDA. United Technologies Corporation generously underwrites attendance costs. Apply by January 28, 2016.
Partners for Places Matching Grant Program -- In partnership with the Urban Sustainability Directors Network, the Fundersâ€™ Network for Smart Growth and Livable Communities (TFN) announces the opening of Round Eight of Partners for Places. US and Canadian communities build partnerships between local government sustainability offices and place-based foundations. Application deadline: January 29, 2016.
Smart City Challenge -- The US Department of Transportation is sponsoring a $50 million award for creating the smart city of tomorrow. The first round of applications is due Feb. 4. Mid-sized cities with established transit systems and populations between approximately 200,000 and 850,000 are eligible.
Assistant Professor, Sustainability & Community Resilience -- Westfield State Universityâ€™s Department of Geography and Regional Planning (GARP) in Westfield, MA is inviting applications for a tenure-track position in Sustainability and Community Resilience. Apply online, application review begins February 8, 2016.