Technical Assistance The Strategic Growth Council created its California Climate Investments Technical Assistance Program with $2.0 million allocated from the Budget Act of 2016. The purpose of these funds is to support disadvantaged and low-income communities better access and benefit from California¿s Climate Investment programs. The Pilot TIRCP TA Program will be delivered in partnership between CalSTA and the Strategic Growth Council. The Strategic Growth Council is the lead for the solicitation process. The contract will be made with CalSTA. The programmatic aspects of the work will be coordinated by both agencies.