Draft Guidelines Released: California’s Fifth Climate Change Assessment Tribal Research Grant Program
California’s Fifth Climate Assessment Tribal Research Program welcomes your feedback on Draft Guidelines for its first round of grants. The grants will support tribally led climate-change research. Feedback / public comment is due by 5:00 pm February 1.
California Supports Workers and Fosters Bottom-Up Economic Resilience in Lassen County
Today, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR), Labor & Workforce Development Agency (Labor Agency), and Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) – announced $1 million in state assistance to support workers and communities impacted by the closure of the California Correctional Center (CCC) in Susanville.
Climate Resilience Plan Alignment Toolkit Released on the Adaptation Clearinghouse
The Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program Climate Services today announced the Climate Resilience Plan Alignment Toolkit on the Adaptation Clearinghouse to support aligned local and regional climate adaptation and hazard mitigation planning.
California’s Fifth Climate Change Assessment Hosts Tribal Research Program Workshops and Research Process Webinar
The implementation team will host outreach opportunities this November to present draft guidelines and updates on the Fifth Assessment’s Tribal Research Grant Program and to share information about the individual research products each team is leading and how the public can get involved.
State Announces Funding to Support Sustainable and Resilient Regional Economies Across California
First round of Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) awards provides $5 million each to regional economic planning entities to chart equitable, resilient future for California’s economy.
California Hosts First-Ever Extreme Heat Symposium
On October 18, the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research and California Natural Resources Agency will host the first-ever California Extreme Heat Symposium for a forward-looking conversation about extreme heat trends and challenges as well as innovative solutions to address its wide-reaching impacts.
Adaptation Planning Grant Draft Guidelines Open for Public Comment
The Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program releases the draft guidelines for the Round 1 Adaptation Planning Grant Program to accept public comment.
OPR and CNRA Announce the California Extreme Heat Symposium
Join the California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Natural Resources Agency, and leaders across the state on October 18 to discuss innovative strategies for building a heat-resilient California for all.
OPR Develops an SB 234 Factsheet About Supporting Child Care Family Home Expansion
OPR invites local planning agencies to learn how SB 234 reduces burdens on family daycare homes in California and explore related resources.
Reporting on Progress – California’s Climate Adaptation Strategy
Please join the California Natural Resources Agency and the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research for a public workshop series to inform annual reporting on the 2021 California Climate Adaptation Strategy.
General Plan and Housing Element APR Informational Webinars
Join us for two webinars that will assist local governments in preparing their General Plan and Housing Element Annual Progress Reports due April 1, 2023.
OPR Solicits Feedback on REAP 2.0 Higher Impact Transformative (HIT) NOFA
HCD, in partnership with OPR, SGC, and CARB have released Draft Guidelines for the Higher Impact Transformative (HIT) allocation of the REAP 2.0 Program and is soliciting feedback.
OPR Publishes Wildfire Planning Resources
OPR released a Final Draft of the updated Fire Hazard Planning Technical Advisory, along with a new Wildland-Urban Interface (WUI) Planning Guide.
OPR Launches Regional Resilience Grant Program Listening Session Series at ICARP Technical Advisory Council Meeting
The ICARP Regional Resilience Grant Program kicks off engagement with a series of listening sessions later this month.
OPR Commemorates Deputy Director Nuin-Tara Key’s Leadership and Contributions to Statewide Climate Adaptation and Resilience
OPR is filled with gratitude for the leadership of Nuin-Tara Key, who steps down after her tenure as Deputy Director of Climate Resilience.
State Announces $65 Million for Inclusive, Regional Economic Planning
Today, OPR, in partnership with GO-Biz and LWDA, opened applications for $65 million in Community Economic Resilience Fund (CERF) Planning Grants to Create Sustainable, Climate-Resilient Jobs in California.
OPR Announces AB 928 Committee Membership and Facilitator Award
The Governor’s Office of Planning and Research (OPR) welcomes appointees to the newly created Associate Degree for Transfer Intersegmental Implementation Committee (AB 928 Committee).
OPR releases 2020-2021 ICARP Impact Report
The 2020–2021 Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) Impact Report describes the core components of the State’s framework for climate adaptation and ICARP’s key accomplishments from 2020 and 2021.
OPR Announces American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Seminar for Local Governments
OPR will host an in-depth seminar to help local governments comply with recent American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. This free webinar is hosted by OPR and presented by CliftonLarsonAllen.
California Launches Updated Climate Adaptation Strategy to Protect Communities from Accelerating Impacts
The California Climate Adaptation Strategy connects the state’s existing and planned climate adaptation efforts, showing how they fit together to achieve California’s six climate resilience priorities.
OPR Launches the Climate Adaptation Planning Grant Program
OPR’s Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) invites the public to attend its quarterly Technical Advisory Council meeting on Friday, March 25 to learn more about the new Adaptation Planning Grant program and provide input that will inform the program’s objectives and guidelines.
OPR Announces 2022 Federal Grant Webinar Series
Join OPR for a series of federal grants-related webinars taking place throughout 2022. Learn how to build a strong foundation for getting started in federal grants.
OPR Announces RFP on AB 928 Implementation
OPR seeks proposals for a third-party planning facilitator (AB 928 Facilitator) to support the work of the newly created Associate Degree for Transfer Intersegmental Implementation Committee (AB 928 Committee).
Governor Newsom Proposes New Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications as part of California Blueprint
As part of the 2022-23 proposed budget, Governor Newsom has proposed to create, within OPR, the new Office of Community Partnerships and Strategic Communications to take on the critical role of managing priority public education and community engagement efforts and provide ongoing support to community-based organizations.
California Releases Draft Extreme Heat Action Plan to Protect Communities Across the State
The draft action plan outlines a strategic and comprehensive set of State actions to adapt and build resilience to extreme heat. The public is invited to provide input on the draft during the January 24 public comment workshop.