Certification Actions

Below is the list of actions that are part of the Climate Smart Communities (CSC) Certification program. Click on the pledge elements (PE) and action names to expand the listings and learn more.  To see a list of actions equivalent to the NYSERDA Clean Energy Communities High Impact Actions; click here for the CEC CSC crosswalk.

April 24, 2020 Update: A new action under PE5 was added for organics management plans. The updated list of all the CSC certification actions and their status, known as the action checklist, is available for download via this link: Action Checklist

Actions tagged with "Competitive Funding Available" in the list below were eligible for funding under the 2019 round of the DEC CSC Grant Program.