Category/Topic
Community Development, Environment
State or Federal?
State
Summary
The Transformative Climate Communities (TCC) Program provides funding for the development and implementation of neighborhood transformative climate community plans with multiple coordinated greenhouse gas emissions reduction projects that provide local economic, environmental, and health benefits to disadvantaged communities.

TCC funds two types of grants: Implementation grants and Planning Grants. Implementation grants provide funding for the implementation of neighborhood-level plans.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations
Eligibility Notes
Eligible applicants include community-based organizations, local governments, nonprofit organizations, philanthropic organizations and foundations, faith-based organizations, coalitions or associations of nonprofit organizations, community development finance institutions, community development corporations, joint powers authorities, and tribal governments.

Eligible applicants must form a Collaborative Stakeholder Structure to develop and submit one application based on a shared vision. Within the collaborative structure, there must be a local or regional public agency serving as the Lead Applicant or Co-applicant.

Within the application, applicants must demonstrate at a minimum of three of the proposed projects meet full readiness at the time the application is submitted. These ready projects combined must comprise 50% of total requested funds and be quantifiable using CARB quantification methodology.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Oct 30, 2018
Due Date Notes
Applications are due to be submitted using the Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST) system by 5:00pm on Tuesday, October 30, 2018.
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Aug 15, 2018
Match Required?
Yes
Match Notes
A minimum of 50% match is required.
Funder
California Strategic Growth Council (SGC)
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$46,000,000
Competition Notes
The SGC has not determined grant amounts for this round of the TCC program. Funds available include a FY 2017-2018 budget appropriation of $10 million and a FY 2018- 2019 budget appropriation of $40 million. Of these appropriations, $4 million will be used for State agencies’ grant administration and program evaluation, and monitoring costs. Remaining funds will be awarded through a competitive grant process. Applicants are requested to develop proposals for two scenarios: one for $23 million and a second scenario for $33 million.

In Round 1, three grants were awarded: one $70 million and two $35 million grants.
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