The Inclusive Economic Recovery Strategy (IERS) was developed to deliver on President Rex Richardson’s 2020-2021 Work Plan and as an early activity of the Racial Equity Early Action Plan. The IERS was developed using the three Work Plan phases of listen, convene, and catalyze. It builds on listening sessions and data collection produced between July and December 2020, the Racial Equity Baseline Indicators generated by the SCAG Equity Working Group based on the National Equity Atlas and a literature review of best practices in economic development and driving policy work through a racial and social equity lens.
The Smart Growth Infrastructure Funding and Financing (IFF) program is designed to assist cities to identify funding and financing opportunities and potential partnerships for public infrastructure improvements to support transit-oriented development, climate adaptation infrastructure, and other smart growth projects. The information available to you here defines available funding sources and financing tools to fund projects such as: