AnnouncementAdaptation Planning Grant Draft Guidelines Open for Public Comment

Published: 9/28/2022

The Governor's Office of Planning and Research (OPR) and the Integrated Climate Adaptation and Resiliency Program (ICARP) are pleased to invite public comment on the Adaptation Planning Grant Program (APGP) Draft Round 1 Grant Guidelines for public review from September 28, 2022 to October 28, 2022 at 5:00 p.m. Visit the APGP Webpage to learn more about our approach, including how the APGP will leverage interagency partnerships and $25M in funding to help communities identify climate resilience priorities, address planning needs, and support the development of a pipeline of climate resilient infrastructure projects across the state.

The APGP draft round 1 guidelines incorporate feedback received through public listening sessions, focus groups, and key informant interviews throughout Spring 2022. To learn more about the development of this draft, please refer to the ICARP APGP Engagement Summary. Feedback received by the October 28 deadline will inform a final version of the draft guidelines, which OPR will post on its website in mid-November.

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Providing Public Comment

Public comments may be submitted via email to or mailed to “Office of Planning and Research, 1400 10th St, Sacramento, CA 95814” no later than October 28th at 5:00p.m.

OPR is also hosting and recording four public Q&A workshops to gather additional feedback. Attendees are encouraged to participate based on their preference. Please register to attend on the APGP Webpage.

The final guidelines will be published online following the public review period. Additional information is available on the APGP Webpage. To receive updates on the Adaptation Planning Grant Program, sign up for the APGP Email List.