The “Resilience Ecosystem” (RE) is the open and inclusive community of public and private entities working to sustain and evolve science-based tools, information, and expertise—“climate services”—that can help city and regional planners, resource managers, businesses, and others build resilience to climate-related impacts and extreme events. Stay tuned for opportunities to stay engaged with the grantmakers and others within the RE.

Upcoming Grant Opportunities—Ideas and Input for Future Grantmaking

The NOAA Climate Program Office and the Climate Resilience Fund are seeking preliminary ideas and input to inform grantmaking in Fiscal Year 2020 through the Coordination and Collaboration in the Resilience Ecosystem (CCRE) program.

Please use our survey form here to submit draft ideas that will both 1) help us to better design future grant competitions to meet the current needs of the RE community and, 2) to get a preliminary look at your project concept so you can benefit from constructive feedback ahead of submitting a formal proposal. We are not seeking complete proposals at this point. Rather, provide a brief and concise description of a concept or idea for a project that helps support the needs of the Resilience Ecosystem.

2018 RE Workshop

In early 2018, The Climate Resilience Fund (CRF) and the NOAA Climate Program Office (CPO), with support from EcoAdapt and Harmonic International, co-sponsored a two-day workshop in Silver Spring, Maryland among 75 representatives from across the U.S. Workshop participants identified goals, gaps and opportunities to work together to build on existing tools, services and knowledge resources. Highlights from that activity can be found here.

2018 Grants

Workshop participants crafted project proposals for a grants competition established through an ongoing partnership between CPO and CRF. Learn more about the projects funded and last year’s grantmaking criteria.

2019 NAF Town Hall

Leaders from six projects funded through the 2018 grants competition presented their preliminary results in April at the 2019 National Adaptation Forum. A summary of their presentations, along with audience feedback, can be found here.

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