California Strategic Growth Council
California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) brings together agencies and departments within Business, Consumer Services and Housing, Transportation, Natural Resources, Health and Human Services, Food and Agriculture, and Environmental Protection, with the Governor's Office of Planning and Research to coordinate activities that support sustainable communities emphasizing strong economies, social equity and environmental stewardship. For more information about the SGC, please visit the About Us page.
The June 28 Council meeting has been cancelled due to ongoing budget conversations at the Capitol. The next Council meeting will be held, August 9th.
SGC releases a memo and list detailing full application invites for the 2015-2016 AHSC Program
Fiscal Impact Analysis Workshops
We are pleased to announce a free SGC hosted workshops introducing Fiscal Impact Analysis.The Strategic Growth Council (SGC) is developing a number of projects aimed to support Proposition 84’s Sustainable Communities Planning Grant Program grantees and communities all through California to implement awarded planning activities. This valuable tool is used in all types of communities to objectively evaluate future land use alternatives, to communicate the costs and benefits of these alternatives to elected officials and the general public, and to make more informed decisions about future growth and its impacts on a community’s fiscal health.
Former California-based planner and Mayor, Bill Fulton, facilitates three workshops throughout the state, with presentations from national fiscal impact experts, TischlerBise Inc. The workshops are framed around information featured in the SGC-funded white paper, Fiscal Impact Analysis for California Communities
1001 I Street, Sacramento, CA 95812 ~ Byron Sher Auditorium from 1-4pm
A copy of the NOFA is available at http://www.hcd.ca.gov/financial-assistance/affordable-housing-and-sustainable-communities/docs/fy1516ahsc_nofa_final.pdf. Application access is available through the Financial Application Assistance Statewide Tool (FAAST): https://faast.waterboards.ca.gov/ (search for 2015-16 Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program.)
Concept proposals are due via the FAAST system by 5:00 pm, Wednesday, March 16!
The Final 2015-16 Affordable Housing & Sustainable Communities Program Guidelines, including final GHG Quantification Methodology, can be found here.
The FY 2015-16 SALC Program, grant application forms, and supporting material have been posted. Please click here for all the materials.