The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is pleased to announce the results of these past Matching Funds Program grant awards. Collectively these projects will work to advance the mission of the Institute, increasing resiliency in Connecticut towns and cities to the threats of climate change.
Matching Funds Grant Program | Awarded Projects
(alphabetical by organization)
Capitol Region Council of Governments (CRCOG) - Capitol Region Natural Hazards Mitigation Plan Update
Clean Water Fund – Execution of EASE Program (“Education and Action for Secure Energy”) to provide education and technical assistance for municipalities planning for energy security and resilience
Kent Land Trust – Creation of a Strategic Workplan to Identify Parcels Enhancing Climate Resilience
Northwest Conservation District – Building Municipal Resilience Using Low Impact Development Design
Norwalk Land Trust - The Village Creek Saltmarsh Restoration Demonstration
RiverCOG – Regional Long Term Recovery-Land Use Resiliency Plan
Stratford Point - Living Shoreline: Restoring Coastal Habitats to Maintain Resiliency and Function
University of Connecticut – How Will Sea Level Rise-Driven Shifts in Wetland Vegetation Alter Ecosystem Services?
University of Connecticut – Natural Resources Conservation Academy: Fostering Young Scientists in Connecticut Communities
University of Connecticut – Public Support for Adaptation to Sea Level Rise
University of Connecticut – Resilient Coastal Communities Under Wind and Flood Hazards