About The Tribal Capacity Building Pilot Program
The Tribal Capacity Building Pilot Program provides funding and technical assistance to California Native American tribes to build staff capacity to advance tribes’ climate-related work. The pilot program has $1 million in funding available for tribes and applications are now open. SGC is also accepting proposals for a technical assistance provider to support grantees of the pilot program.
Tribal Capacity Building Pilot Program Application
$1 Million in Funding Available for California Native American Tribes, applications now open. Applications for the Tribal Capacity Building Pilot Program are now open! Applicants should carefully read the Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) and Grant Guidelines prior to starting an application. Applications are due February 5, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. PT. Learn more about the application process and start an application by clicking the buttons below.
California Native American tribes listed on the Native American Heritage Commission (NAHC) Contact List, including federally recognized and non-federally recognized tribes, are eligible to apply. A non-federally recognized tribe is eligible to apply if they are registered as a nonprofit, a for-profit corporation, or a limited liability company.
Request for Proposals
SGC Seeks a Technical Assistance Provider for the Tribal Capacity Building Pilot Program. Request for Proposasls are due February 8, 2024 by 5:00 p.m. PT.
Find application and guideline resources from previous funding rounds.
October 26, 2023Pilot Program Grant Guidelines presented to the Council for approval
November 16, 2023–January 25, 2024Application Office Hours to support tribal applicants during the Application Phase every other Thursday from 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. PT
November 28, 2023Application Workshop
December 5, 2023RFQ Webinar 2
February 5, 2024Applications due by 5:00 p.m. PT
February 8, 2024TA Proposals due by 5:00 p.m. PT
April 2024Pilot Round Awards adopted by Council
Learn more about CACE
SGC’s Community Assistance for Climate Equity Program (CACE) provides technical assistance and capacity building services to help under-resourced communities access critical funding resources, implement high-impact projects, and enact community-led initiatives.