SGC: Climate Change Research Program

The Strategic Growth Council was allocated $18 million in California Climate Investments Program funds in the fiscal year 2018-2019 budget to administer a second round of grant awards to support the California Climate Change Technology and Solutions Initiative.

The purpose of this initiative is to invest in clean technology development and deployment to help bridge the gap to new technologies, modeling, and analysis, leading to greater greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reductions and resilience statewide.

The research submission package must describe how the proposed technology(ies) will demonstrate potential to (1) significantly reduce GHG emissions and (2) be easily replicable and scalable. Research proposals must demonstrate how the proposed technology(ies) supports the development of sustainable communities in California by providing direct and direct benefits to low-income and/or disadvantaged communities, or supports vulnerable populations’ adaptation to the impacts of climate change.


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Researchers (including qualified scientists, engineers, and educators) affiliated with one of the following institutions: - University of California, - California State University, - Federally-funded national laboratories located in California, - Private, non-profit colleges and universities located in California, and - Private, non-profit research organizations located in California.