Announced in the California Budget Act of 2022 (AB-179), the California Agricultural Land Equity Task Force (Task Force) will develop recommendations to equitably increase access to agricultural land for food production and traditional tribal agricultural uses. The Task Force will meet quarterly over a three-year period and deliver a full report of recommendations at the end of the three years.
Grants for 6 Regional Climate Collaboratives will help communities experiencing the worst impacts of climate change. Grants will help these communities compete for funding for projects to address climate-change impacts and will help them develop the capacity to implement such projects.
Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program grants will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and strengthen rural economies by protecting 54,000 acres of agricultural lands at risk of development.
The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) is pleased to invite public comment on the Community Resilience Centers (CRC) Program Round 1 Draft Guidelines. This new grant program will fund new construction and upgrades of neighborhood-level resilience centers to provide shelter and resources during climate and other emergencies.
The California Strategic Growth Council is calling for nominations to the new Land Equity Task Force established through the California Budget Act of 2022. The Task Force will be comprised of up to 13 members and will be charged with developing recommendations to equitably increase access to agricultural land for food production and traditional tribal agricultural uses.
During SGC's October Council Meeting, members voted to approve 10 planning and implementation grant awards through the Transformative Climate Communities Program.
SGC’s Community Resilience Centers Program receives additional directives, funds, and advance pay authority. CRC Program now has $270 million allocated over Rounds 1 and 2 for planning and implementation activities.
SGC announces Advanced Pay Pilot (AB 156), advancing Council Priority 2 committing represented agencies to reduce administrative barriers and institutionalize capacity building and technical assistance support to low income, disadvantaged, and California Native American Tribal communities.
The AHSC Draft Round 7 Guidelines, along with a Summary of Key Changes, are now available. The Draft AHSC Benefits Calculator Tool, Draft Quantification Methodology, and Draft User Guide will also be available for comment via the AHSC Guidelines webpage.
Conference, Hosted in Partnership with Milken Institute, will take Place February 2023.
An exciting opportunity to partner with SGC by serving as technical assistance providers for a new capacity building and collective impact program.
SGC’s Community Resilience Centers Program Round 1 funding increased from $25 million to $110 million. Program will fund new construction and upgrades of neighborhood-level resilience centers to provide shelter, resources, and programming to local communities, both during emergencies and year-round.
California Strategic Growth Council is hiring for five key positions overseeing climate equity and resilience, inclusive research and communications, and local community development and capacity-building-related functions.
SGC’s Regional Climate Collaboratives (RCC) Program funds community-rooted and cross-sectoral partners to deepen their relationships and develop the processes, plans, and projects that will drive and sustain climate action.
SGC’s Community Resilience Centers program will fund new construction and upgrades of neighborhood-level resilience centers to provide shelter, resources, and programming to local communities, both during emergencies and year-round.
Reports from three California universities highlight seven communities from across the state benefiting from California’s Transformative Climate Communities Program, an integrated program helping residents design and implement climate projects improving environmental, economic, and health conditions in their neighborhoods.
The evaluation report uplifts the strengths of the CCI TA Program to continue and replicate while also providing actionable recommendations to improve technical assistance provision.
SGC is welcoming pre-proposals for Round 1 of the RCC Program, a new capacity-building grant program that funds community-rooted and cross-sectoral partners to develop the processes, plans, and projects that will drive and sustain climate action in their communities.
Today the California Strategic Growth Council announced the launch of a Racial Equity Resource Hub to serve as a resource for state practitioners and partners to access and advance racial equity across government. The Hub includes over 100 racial equity resources and initiatives sourced from across State government.
Cap-and-Trade Funded Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALC) Kicks Off Round 8
The RFP is for qualified contractors that can provide targeted outreach, education, and technical support to selected technical assistance recipients.
The California Strategic Growth Council and Office of Planning and Research are now accepting applications for a Research Engagement Specialist.
The California Health in All Policies (HiAP) Task Force is thrilled to announce its relaunch for 2022, with a renewed membership and emphasis on advancing racial equity.
The California Strategic Growth Council is pleased to release a Request for Proposals seeking technical assistance providers to support our new Regional Climate Collaboratives Program.
TCC empowers the communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution. Join a workshop to learn more.
Today the California Strategic Growth Council announced the publication of the California Transportation Assessment (AB 285 report), offering an assessment of how transportation planning and funding in California supports long-term common goals, including building and maintaining a transportation system that advances State climate goals and meets the transportation needs of all Californians.
The California Strategic Growth Council (SGC) is pleased to invite public comment on the Draft Round 1 Regional Climate Collaboratives Program (RCC) Guidelines.
The California Strategic Growth Council and Office of Planning and Research are now accepting applications for a Program Analyst and Program Associate with the Transformative Climate Communities program.
To promote dense, transit-oriented development and lower housing-related carbon emissions, the SGC has approved funding for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) projects across the state.
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