Deadline Extended for Funding Opportunities to Build Community Resilience

Published: Mar 01, 2022

SACRAMENTO ­– The Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) at the moment introduced a one-week extension for the functions for the 2022 Listos California Community Resilience Grants Program.

These grant funds would supply susceptible communities which can be disproportionally impacted by devastating wildfires, earthquakes and different disasters the knowledge they have to be ready, reply to and get better from emergencies.

There are 4 grant varieties out there:

  • Targeted grants: Will be awarded to CBOs serving essentially the most socially susceptible Californians in danger for hostile impacts from pure disasters. These service areas have been decided utilizing key social vulnerability components and knowledge that establish areas vulnerable to pure hazards. See FAQ’s here.
  • Statewide grants: Will be out there to CBOs working with socially susceptible populations exterior the goal areas. See FAQ’s here.
  • Tribal Government grants: Will be out there to any of the state’s federally acknowledged Tribal Governments. See FAQ’s here.
  • Community Emergency Response Teams (CERT) is offered to reinforce current or set up new California CERT Programs to offer CERT coaching to susceptible and underserved populations, and to buy private safety gear, background checks, and legal responsibility protection for CERT volunteers. See FAQ’s here.

Under this system, focused teams which can be eligible for funding additionally embrace:

  • People with Disabilities;
  • Seniors/Older Adults;
  • Individuals and Families Experiencing Homelessness;
  • Areas with Geographically Isolated Individuals or Families/Low Broadband Subscription;
  • Immigrants and Refugees;
  • Farmworkers; and
  • Households with Limited English Proficiency.

Eligible organizations fascinated with making use of have till March 8, 2022 and are inspired to go to the Cal OES website for extra particulars, background and software directions. Questions concerning the grants or the applying course of have to be submitted to ListosGrants@caloes.ca.gov.

Since 2019, Listos California has labored with communities throughout the state to spice up resiliency, present new accessible in-language info and advance a brand new tradition of disaster preparedness

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