PCIC works with local governments and intermediaries to strengthen capacity for community-driven planning and climate resilience using an equity focus.
An example of our capacity building for local government includes working with County of Boulder through a multi-city engagement developing resources, trainings, and frameworks for city government staff to shift power to local community leadership by engaging community members early on and aligning internal strategies with community priorities. Learn more
Currently, PCIC also advises USDN and Bloomberg Philanthropy on the American Cities Climate Challenge (ACCC) in order to bring an equity and community lens to the initiative. PCIC advises the Justice40 Capacity Building Fund (J40 Fund), a Bloomberg funded project of the ACCC, is to support community-based organizations to engage and partner with their local government to advance community-led projects that align with the Justice40 Initiative. The Fund intends to help communities scope, plan, and pursue partnership strategies in order to more effectively work with local government partners to achieve these shared goals.
The NACRP is a national network of community-driven planning facilitators, grassroots members and allies that fosters effective climate solutions through training, peer learning and capacity-building.