San Diego, California - The fiscal year 2014-15 application period for grant funds to support Local Coastal Program (LCP) planning is now open. Applications are Due July 7, 2014 - Funding is available through two coordinated grant programs:

  • Coastal Commission LCP Planning Assistance Grant Program: $1 million available for updating and certifying LCPs; may include updates to address impacts of climate change and sea-level rise.
  • Ocean Protection Council LCP Sea-level Rise Grant Program: $1.2 million available for work that supports LCP updates specifically to address sea-level rise, including sea- level rise modeling, vulnerability assessments, and adaptation planning and policy development.

Go to http://www.opc.ca.gov/2009/12/climate-change/ for more info and application materials.