Joint Workshop of the Governor's Office of Planning and Research and Strategic Growth Council: Strategic Growth Council, California Climate Investment Funding

APA California Chapter


Monday, September 25, 2017
3:15 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. PDT

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Strategic Growth Council staff will discuss the funding availability, requirements, and timeline for distributing the California Climate Investments Program competitive grant awards for Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC), Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation (SALC), and Transformative Climate Communities (TCC).  Additionally, staff will discuss the Council’s approach to and investment in engaging with and providing technical assistance to the State’s most disadvantaged and low income communities as identified by the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment’s CalEnviroScreen tool developed to implement Senate Bill 535 and Assembly Bill 1550. 


Elizabeth Grassi

Liz serves as a senior planner for the Strategic Growth Council, providing leadership on the Proposition 84 Sustainable Communities Planning Grant and Incentives Program to the Department of Conservation and grantees from local government and regional agencies. Additionally, she facilitates the Strategic Growth Council’s Infrastructure Working Group, which reviews ... Read More

Monica Palmeira

Monica Palmeira serves as Outreach Coordinator for the Strategic Growth Council’s Affordable Housing Sustainable Communities program. Her background includes community organizing and outreach, program development and implementation, affordable housing advocacy, and oral history work. Prior to joining the Strategic Growth Council, Monica served as Policy & Programs Specialist at California ... Read More

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