Welcome to the California Strategic Growth Council

Supporting healthy, thriving, and
resilient communities for all

About SGC

Getting Started

SGC’s grants fund a range of projects, from building capacity to constructing climate infrastructure. Through our initiatives, we scale tested innovations for equity across sectors and silos. Our digital tools will support you designing equitable programs and policies for climate resilience.

SGC's impact across California




in Community Climate Investments

85 %

in Disadvantaged Communities


gas-powered cars taken off the road for one year

Upcoming Meetings and Events


Leadership and Partners

The Newsom Administration is committed to a California for All agenda and believes the State holds unique responsibility to create equitable opportunities for all Californians. The Council and each member agency have committed to integrating racial equity into operations, programs, and policies. Sam Assefa is the Chair of the Strategic Growth Council and Director of the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, and Lynn von Koch-Liebert is SGC’s Executive Director.