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November 16, 2016

All the 2016 projects awarded through the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) and Sustainable Agriculture Land Conservation (SALC) programs have been published on the map. You can check the status of what other programs and projects have been recently updated by visiting TransForm's website.

September 9, 2016

You can now search the map to find 145 new projects from the Low Carbon Transit Operations Program (LCTOP) and Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program (TIRCP) awarded in the fiscal year 2015-2016. The LCTOP and TIRCP each received $25 million in 2015-2016 from the state's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, improve transit service and bicycle and pedestrian infrastructure, and increase transit ridership.

April 21, 2016

Today the City of Long Beach celebrated a ceremonial groundbreaking for Anchor Place, a development in West Long Beach that was awarded $2.4 million by the Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities (AHSC) program in 2015. Anchor Place will provide affordable homes, transit access, and comprehensive support services for veterans. Find more detailed climate benefits of the project in our case study, and read our blog for more on why developments like Anchor Place are so important to creating a more peaceful world. 

February 23, 2016

We've published new Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program awards from fiscal year 2015-16.  There are now a total of 36 projects which have received over $150 million to increase affordability, improve transportation, and reduce climate pollution.

January 27, 2016

Anyone can now share links to searches and map views, or embed a custom widget on another website to link back to a saved search and map view!

To share a link to a search or map view, first search, then click the blue "Share" button above the map, then either click one of the social media icons, or simply copy the url from the text box and send in an email

To embed a widget with a saved search, first search, then click the "widget" radio button. Copy this code into any webpage to embed a button that will link back to the saved search

July 15, 2015

With the launch of Climate Benefits for California, investments from the following programs are available:

  • Affordable Housing and Sustainable Communities Program
  • Sustainable Ag
  • Transit and Intercity Rail Capital Program
  • Low-Carbon Transit Operations Program
  • Water-Energy Efficiency Grant Program
  • Waste Diversion Program
  • Urban and Community Forestry Program
  • Forest Legacy Program

Check here for a complete list of all programs and the current status of program data

Noah Berger

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  • UpliftCA, a project of Greenlining Institute, seeks to inform Californians about the benefits of our state's clean energy policies and the dangers posed by polluters' attempts to weaken those policies
  • California Delivers is a coalition focused on protecting, implementing, and extending the benefits of AB 32 beyond 2020
  • The Sustainable Communities for All Coalition is led by organizations from the transportation, housing, conservation, public health, and economic sectors to ensure that investments from cap-and-trade proceeds benefit disadvantaged communities