The Northwest Climate Resilience Collaborative is accepting applications for funding of climate resilience projects through its Community Grants Program. The Resilience Collaborative seeks to fund justice-focused, environmental and climate projects that advance community-centered resilience priorities. Nonprofits, community organizations and Tribes in Washington, Idaho and Oregon that serve frontline communities are eligible to apply. Letters of Interest for the Community Grants are due February 28, 2023.
Grants can support projects on a range of topics, including capacity-building, developing resilience plans, implementing and evaluating resilience strategies, documenting climate and environmental impacts and more. Funding amounts range from $5,000-$50,000. Projects can last between 12 and 15 months.
Communities and organizations who are interested in the Community Grants Program are invited to submit a letter of Interest by February 28, 2023. Select communities will be invited to submit a full proposal in March 2023. To learn more and submit a letter of interest, visit the Resilience Collaborative website.
The Northwest Climate Resilience Collaborative is part of the NOAA Climate Adaptation Partnerships (CAP) Program (formerly the NOAA Regional Integrated Sciences and Assessments (RISA) Program), which supports research that helps build capacity to prepare for and adapt to climate change. The Resilience Collaborative is one of 11 active CAP/RISA teams across the country.