The Municipalities for Climate Innovation Program (MCIP) annual progress report for 2017–2018 highlights the many ways the program is successfully supporting municipal climate action through funding, training, knowledge-sharing and awareness-building activities. MCIP is also working with 18 partner organizations to expand the reach of the program and leverage existing climate experience and expertise.
In MCIP's second year, the program:
- Hosted 68 awareness-raising activities reaching more than 3,500 people in 1,137 municipalities
- Approved over $13.4 million in direct funding for 64 climate action initiatives
- Approved over $1.7M in grants through our Climate Asset Management Network to help 19 municipalities integrate climate change goals in their asset management planning
- Approved over $2.4 million in climate adaptation partner grants to 12 organizations that provide training and guidance to 72 communities working to adapt to climate change impacts