TCC Round 3

The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) is excited to release the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) for Round 3 of the Transformative Climate Communities Program (TCC). Approximately $56.4 million is available in this round, and the application deadline is February 28, 2020. Prospective applicants, please read on to access important documents and resources, as well as information about next steps and deadlines.


If you are planning to apply for TCC, your first step is to become very familiar with the Round 3 TCC Guidelines, which provide detailed information about application requirements, format, scoring, and submission.

Application Surveys

Prospective lead applicants for Round 3 Implementation Grants must complete this Implementation Application Technical Assistance Survey, and prospective lead applicants for Round 3 Planning Grants must complete this Planning Application Survey. This step is required for all prospective applicants. The Implementation Application Technical Assistance Survey is due by November 18, 2019. The Planning Application Survey is due by January 15, 2020.


On Friday, November 8, 2019, SGC will invite all prospective applicants that have completed Application Surveys to access a Box account with all of the application materials. Applicants must complete the materials and upload them into the correct folders in the Box account by the close of business (PST) on February 28, 2020.

Webinar Workshop

SGC encourages all applicants to attend the TCC Round 3 Application Webinar on November 14, from 10-11 a.m. TCC staff will describe all the application components in depth and introduce the technical assistance provider. Applicants will also have a chance to ask any questions they might have about the application. Please use the following link to access the webinar.

Resources and Questions

For more information about the TCC Program, including the Program Guidelines, application resources, technical assistance, and other resources, visit our TCC resources page. If you have additional questions, please email or call Alexandra Gallo at (916) 322-7279. We look forward to hearing from you!

The following important Round 3 documents can be accessed below: