CIRCA recently closed the application window for the pilot round of the Climate & Equity Grant Program. If you applied for a Climate & Equity Grant OR if you considered applying for a Climate & Equity Grant and ultimately decided not to, please take this brief anonymous survey to share your impressions of the grant […]
Do you have questions about your application for CIRCA’s Climate & Equity grant program? Join us on Monday the 14th for a virtual office hour with CIRCA staff – drop in anytime between noon and 1 pm! Applications are due November 18th. Find out more and get the meeting link here.
Earlier in the fall CIRCA announced the application window for the Mapping Tool Advisory Committee (MTAC), a group of community-based organizations and individuals with lived experience who will receive grant funding to participate in the review of the Statewide Environmental Justice Mapping Tool currently under development by CIRCA and DEEP. The final MTAC recipients have […]
Ten years ago the reality of stronger storms, climate change, and sea level rise arrived on our shore with Super Storm Sandy. The storm damaged approximately 3,000 homes in the state and knocked out power to over 600,000 customers. It was reported that the Town of Madison had the highest recorded wind speed in Connecticut […]
Applications Open for Climate and Equity Grant Program from CIRCA and DEEP GROTON, CT— In accordance with the recommendations from the Governor’s Council of Climate Change, the Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA), with funding from CT DEEP, is seeking grant proposals for a new Climate & Equity Grant Program. This […]
The University of Connecticut (UConn) seeks applicants for the position of Community Resilience Planner (Research Assistant 2) at CIRCA to provide support for various phases of the Resilient Connecticut program as well as support to new programs. CIRCA is a multi‐disciplinary center that coordinates applied research and engagement programs to develop and advance practical solutions […]
Listen here: Untold Podcast Episode Untold: In the climate crisis, who’s really feeling the heat? The planet’s getting warmer, but we’re not all feeling the effects in the same way. In a recent episode of Untold, Harriet Jones goes inside Resilient Connecticut, one of the state’s biggest climate adaptation efforts, to find out how our towns […]
Individuals and community-based organizations active in environmental justice work or related work in Connecticut are encouraged to apply to the Environmental Justice Mapping Tool Advisory Committee (MTAC). Applications close October 12th, 2022. See the flyer below for an overview of the grant and find application links here.
Individuals and community-based organizations active in environmental justice work or related work in Connecticut are encouraged to apply to the Environmental Justice Mapping Tool Advisory Committee (MTAC). Applications open September 12th, 2022 and close October 12th, 2022. The MTAC will be an advisory group to the EJ Mapping Project, a partnership between CIRCA and CT […]
Webinar: September 27, 12-1:00 p.m. Heat waves that Connecticut residents experienced this summer are expected to become more frequent and severe, which can be dangerous to human health and require additional understanding and planning. As the summer season comes to a close, CIRCA hosted this webinar for participants to learn about: CIRCA’s heat sensor summer […]