Transformative Climate Communities Program (Implementation Grants) - CA State Grants Portal

Transformative Climate Communities Program (Implementation Grants)

Portal ID:
3030
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

TCC aims to empower communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution in pursuit of data-driven milestones and measurable outcomes. The Program funds development and infrastructure projects at the neighborhood level to achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits in California's most disadvantaged communities.

 

 

 

Description:

The TCC is a California Climate Investment (CCI) program administered by the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) in partnership with the Department of Conservation (DOC) and other partnering State agencies. TCC empowers communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and local air pollution in pursuit of data-driven milestones and measurable outcomes. The Program funds development and infrastructure projects at the neighborhood level to achieve major environmental, health, and economic benefits in California's most disadvantaged communities.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Community-based organizations, local governments, nonprofit organizations, philanthropic organizations and foundations, faith-based organizations, coalitions or associations of nonprofits, community development finance institutions, community development corporations, joint powers authorities, tribal governments.

Eligible Geographies:

Project Area must be no larger than 5 square miles; at least 51% of the project area must overlap with Census Tracts within the top 10% of disadvantaged communities, per CalEnviroScreen 3.0. Project Area may not overlap with Project Areas from previous TCC Implementation Grant awards.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Match must equal a minimum of 50% of the total requested grant funds5656

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Ongoing
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
April 2020    
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3 Years     

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$56,400,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
2
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$28,200,000
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
50%
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.