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Economic Mobility

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Learn about forthcoming federal funding opportunities that support local community priorities including increased economic mobility and opportunities.

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) are massive federal investments in new and existing programs designed to advance transformational change towards a more sustainable, equitable, and resilient future.

This webinar will provide information on forthcoming federal funding opportunities from various departments and agencies that support local community priorities including increased economic mobility and opportunity.

Additionally, you will learn about useful strategies to successfully position your community for funding in 2024, including ideas for developing resource roadmaps to meet your communities specific needs.

About the Speaker

Matt Ward-CEO Sustainable Strategies

Matt Ward, CEO from Sustainable Strategies

Matt Ward is a co-founder and CEO of Sustainable Strategies DC and a leader with 25+ years experience in community revitalization, economic and infrastructure development, sustainability and green economy projects, federal and state government affairs, and resource strategies and advocacy. He is also the owner of the Ward Washington Law Firm, providing local government and environmental counsel and problem-solving. Before Sustainable Strategies DC, Matt was a partner at The Ferguson Group, and previously served as a partner and government affairs advocate at the law firm Spiegel & McDiarmid. He is a co-founder of the National Brownfields Coalition and the Brownfield Communities Network, and has served as national policy director to a number of organizations including the National Association of Local Government Environmental Professionals, the National Association of Towns and Townships, the Manufacturing Alliance of Communities, the Mayors Automotive Coalition, and the American Waterfront Revitalization Coalition. Matt has served as a city councilman and planning commission chairman for his hometown.

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