The State Coastal Conservancy Climate Ready program supports projects that:

Climate ready program, california climate investments. 2019 outcomes, $3.8 million implemented. image depicts a graphic of 2019 outcomes that displays funding distributions, expected benefits and total funding.
  • Safeguard coastal communities by reducing future risks from climate change

  • Use nature-based solutions that provide co-benefits for people, wildlife, and the economy

  • Reduce GHG emissions or enhance the ability of natural systems to sequester GHGs

  • Promote on-the-ground demonstration projects that implement innovative approaches or enhance understanding of effective coastal management strategies and will potentially lead to broader change to policies, regulations, or to duplicating the effort elsewhere.

  • This program has received $7.0 million

  • $3.8 million was implemented

Who can access funds?

Nonprofit organizations, tribes and public agencies.

Anticipated Timelines

Round 6 Grant Applications were due July 1, 2019

For questions or assistance, please contact Mary Smalls, Deputy Executive Officer, at