No-Cost Technical Assistance


Title Organization Description Category Geography Website
On-Request Technical Assistance from DOE Office in Indian Energy DOE offices of Indian Energy

Provides federally recognized Indian tribes (including Alaska Native villages), tribal energy resource development organizations, and other tribal groups and communities with technical assistance to advance tribal energy projests at no cost. Technical experts from DOE and its national laboratories, along with other partnering organizations, provide support to assist with energy planning, housing, and building energy efficiency, project development, policy and regulation, and resilience

Tribes, Energy, Resilience National Link
Landscape, Conservation, Cooperatives Department of Interior

LCCs are a network of partnerships working for the sustainability of America's land, water, wildlife, and cultural resources. Partnerships include federal, state, and local governments, tribes, universities, NGOs, landowners, as well as other stakeholders. These cooperatives (21 in total, representing different geographic areas of the country) build upon existing science and conservation efforts that preserve water and land resources, as well as cultural partnerships. Periodically, LCCs offer grants that support their core functions.

tribes, land, water, wildlife, cultural resources,

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Seventh Generation Fund Seventh Generation Fund

The Seventh Generation Fund is an Indigenous non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and maintaining the uniqueness of Native peoples throughout the Americas. It offers an integrated program of advocacy, small grants, training and technical assistance, media experience and fiscal management, lending its support and extensive expertise to Indigenous grassroots communities. Its Sustainable Communities Program Area provides seed money, organizational support and technical training to Native grassroots community-based projects striving for holistic community health and renewal. It supports traditional agricultural methods, renewable forms of energy and sustainable strategies for development that preserve or restore traditional life-ways for future generations.

tribes, advocacy, small grants, training, technical assistance, grassroots, community-based, community health, agriculture, renewable energy

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EPA Technical Assistance to Brownfields Communities Program EPA

EPA's Technical Assistance to Brownfields (TAB) Communities Program helps communities, states, tribes and others understand risks associated with contaminated or potentially contaminated properties, called brownfields, and learn how to assess, safely clean up and sustainably reuse them. EPA funds three organizations—Kansas State University, the New Jersey Institute of Technology and the Center for Creative Land Recycling—to serve as independent sources of technical assistance. Each of these TABs has an extensive network of partners, contractors and other contacts that provides services across the country. They help communities tackle a variety of challenges related to identifying, assessing, cleaning up and redeveloping brownfields. The technical assistance comes at no cost to communities. Applications Due: Not Applicable. Eligible Entities: State, local and tribal governments.

tribes, brownfields, contamination, remediation, clean-up, technical assistance

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NREL Solar Technical Assistance Team National Renewable Energy Laboratory

The Solar Technical Assistance Team (STAT) Network gathers NREL solar technology and deployment experts to provide unbiased information on solar policies and issues for state and local government decision makers. The expert assistance is intended to support legislators, regulators, state agencies, and their staff members in making informed decisions about solar projects and policies. The STAT Network is a project of the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office that is implemented in partnership with NREL. Applications Due: Not Applicable. Eligible Entities: State and local governments.

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