Helping Your Community Adapt to Extreme Events
NAPECA funds initiatives that focus on enhancing the capacity of communities to prepare, respond and adapt to extreme events, such as drought, floods, wildfires and extreme temperatures. The projects aim to advance community-level actions and to be relevant to our work on preparedness and resilience to extreme events.
The 2019-2020 NAPECA grant program supports projects that meet the following criteria:
Focus on enhancing your community’s ability to prepare, respond and adapt to extreme events.
Include a complete implementation plan that identifies actors, actions, beneficiaries, goals, measurable objectives and results.
Achieve tangible and measurable positive environmental results.
May be replicable and/or scalable in other communities or regions.
Create formal or informal partnerships or collaborations among relevant stakeholders.
Leverage resources to increase the impact, scalability and sustainability of the project results.
Are presented on time and through the established process.
Project types can include, but are not limited to, capacity building, pilot projects, transfer of innovative technologies, conducting outreach or education, sharing best practices, communication and preparedness/response process improvements, training environmental and community leaders, engaging youth on environmental activities, reducing risks to the environment.