Announcement Strategic Growth Council Invites Applications to Round 1 of the Community Resilience Centers Program


We are thrilled to invite applications to Round 1 the Community Resilience Centers (CRC) Program for Planning, Project Development, and Implementation Grants! The due date for all final Planning, Project Development, and Implementation Grant Applications is Monday, September 18, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PST.

Before you apply, please carefully review the following materials on the CRC Webpage:

Access all CRC program grant applications and application materials on the Submittable platform.

Note: There are two phases to apply for a CRC Implementation Grant. First, you must submit a Pre-Proposal Form by August 25, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PST. Then, you must submit the Full Application by Monday, September 18, 2023, at 11:59 p.m. PST. The Pre-Proposal will clarify the complexity, timing, support, and expectations of the CRC program for applicants. CRC program staff will provide unscored feedback on your completed Pre-Proposal form and can provide more detailed feedback if you complete it by August 4, 2023. For more information on the Pre-Proposal, visit the CRC Application Materials page.

Resources for Applicants

SGC staff has prepared and released application materials for all CRC grant types to assist applicants in developing competitive applications. You can access grant-specific materials, templates, and sample documents through the application itself. You can find general guidance documents on the CRC Application Materials page.

Application Webinar Series

To further assist applicants in understanding the application process and requirements, SGC staff are releasing a comprehensive series of pre-recorded Application Webinars this month. This series offers an overview of program objectives, application components, how to use the application platform, and key considerations for successful applications for each CRC grant type. Access the first video of the series, the CRC Round 1 Final Guidelines & Notice of Funding Availability Webinar.

Office Hours

Office Hours CRC Program staff are hosting regular virtual office hours. During office hours, the CRC program team will be available to provide prospective applicants with guidance on various aspects of the application process and address specific project inquiries. Find the full schedule of Office Hours & Registration Information.

Thank You!

We’d like to express our deepest gratitude to everyone who provided input on the development of this grant program. Your input is an invaluable contribution to the CRC grant program. Reading and hearing your diverse perspectives allows us to create a program that aligns with the needs and aspirations of the communities it serves.

Learn more about the CRC grant program on the CRC Webpage. To receive updates about the CRC program, please sign up for the CRC Program Email List.

Please email the CRC team at if you have any questions. Due to the quantity of emails the CRC team is receiving, we may take longer to respond than normal. Thank you for your patience!