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
- All One Sky’s Climate Resilience Toolkit (Unit 2) – Request the download near the bottom of the web page, then select Unit 2 from within the kit.
- Center for Social Ecology and Public Policy
- Heartland Center for Leadership Development
- National Civic League Conversations Toolkit – This toolkit helps non-profits and/or municipal staff hold conversations within the community to better understand how to bridge local divides. The National Civic League also has a Civic Index as an additional tool for community assessment of shared values.
- National Civic League – National expertise to support local engagement efforts.
- Northern Arizona University’s Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
- Oregon Climate Change Research Institute’s Climate Adaptation Guidebook and resources
- Resilience Dialogues
- University of Washington’s Climate Impacts Group Tribal Resources
- University of Oregon’s Tribal Climate Change Project
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