Sustainable Connections Local Community Proposal

Posted in: Natural Resources

A Complete Application Will Include:

  • Response to all application questions
  • Signature of the chief elected official in your jurisdiction/executive director of your organization (Click to download Signature form)
  • Any supplemental materials that demonstrate community commitment, including plans, resolution, newspaper articles or brochures (OPTIONAL)

Important Dates

  • February 12, 2020 – Proposal application period opens
  • May 15, 2020 – Extended proposal deadline
  • Early May 2020 – Finalist Interviews Conducted with Local Governments and Nonprofits
  • June 26, 2020 – Matches notified
  • August 2020 – Internships begin (Concurrent with academic year)
  • May 2021 – Internships end (May be continued into summer if the intern and local government agree)

Program Guidelines 

The deadline has passed.

NOTICE: Gov. Brian Kemp has extended a public health emergency declaration and a statewide shelter-in-place order for older adults and medically fragile residents through June 12.

The Atlanta Regional Commission office at 229 Peachtree Street, NE Atlanta, is closed to the public until further notice. All employees are working remotely and conducting business operations. ARC employees can be contacted directly during normal business hours. However, if you need immediate assistance call 404-463-3100.

If you are seeking resources for older persons and individuals with disabilities, contact us at404-463-3333 or visit

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