Matching Funds Past Recipients

The Connecticut Institute for Resilience and Climate Adaptation (CIRCA) is pleased to announce the results of past round of grants under its Matching Funds Program. 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. In total, CIRCA will provide nearly $100,000 in matching funds to support these diverse and important projects:

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

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

Norwalk Land Trust - The Village Creek Saltmarsh Restoration Demonstration