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Resilience Planning Resources: Step 1 – Launch the Project

See the Practical Guide to Building Climate Resilience for more information about each Step and Task.

Task 2 – Identifying Resources

  • This Sample Grant Proposal is an editable Word document that you can use in preparing funding requests for your planning process.

Task 3 – Develop a Taskforce

General Resources

Climate Change Literacy and Education

Task 4 – Lay the Foundation for Engaging your Community

  • Climate Access provides an extensive network and communication and engagement resources for climate leaders, including resilience planners. The Preparation Frame and Connecting with Conservatives on Climate look specifically at how to frame climate impacts for different audiences.
  • Yale Climate Opinion Maps provide opinion poll data at the county, congressional district, state, and national levels
  • National Civic League Conversations Toolkit helps people hold conversations within the community to better understand how to bridge local divides
  • Climate Change and Mental Health: How Social Workers Can Make an Impact is a guide from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Social Work with information and resources for social workers to help engage and support community members in building climate resilience

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