All incorporated cities are eligible to apply for this grant program. There is $13 million available for this program, and individual applicants may request up to $300,000. As a funding condition, cities must collaborate with their county to support critical infrastructure and resiliency, focusing on public safety, vulnerable communities, and individuals with access and functional needs.
Funding from the Community Power Resiliency Allocation to Cities Program can be used to:
- Procure fixed, long-term emergency electrical generation equipment, develop continuity plans, conduct risk assessments for critical infrastructure, create post-event reports and public education materials, or purchase supplies to prepare for electric disruption.
Unallowable uses of funding:
- Funds may not be used to secure, compensate, or backfill professional services contracts or response costs associated with electric disruption events, including any staffing or new positions, emergency operations center staffing, security, law or fire response, or other overtime charges.
To apply for this opportunity, view Cal OES’s request for proposal
. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 30.
For questions about this opportunity, contact Cal OES at PSPS@caloes.ca.gov