GFO-23-702 – California Clean Energy Planning Program (first-come, first-served)

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The California Energy Commission’s Siting, Transmission, and Environmental Protection Division announces California Clean Energy Planning Program (CCEPP) and the availability of up to $1,550,000 in grant funds for this first-come, first-served grant solicitation. 


This solicitation has two purposes: 1) make $1,050,000 available to California Native American tribes for clean energy future planning as well as to better enable their participation in statewide clean energy and energy infrastructure planning activities and 2) make $500,000 available to local government entities to develop new or updated land use planning documents that support and advance the development of clean energy in their jurisdiction.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Tribal Government

Eligible applicants for Category 1 and 2 funding activities are any California Native American tribe or California Tribal Organization.

Eligible Geographies:

A California Native American tribe is a Native American tribe located in California that is on the contact list maintained by the Native American Heritage Commission and a California Tribal Organization is a corporation, association, or group controlled, sanctioned, or chartered by a California Native American Tribe that is subject to its laws, the laws of the State of California, or the laws of the United States.

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California Clean Energy Planning Program

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For questions about this grant, contact:
Eilene Cary, 1-916-776-0739,