Community Education & Workforce Grant Program

General Overview

Central Coast Community Energy is accepting grant applications from organizations for projects and/or programs that advance electrification. Through the Community Education & Workforce Grant Program, CCCE seeks to increase community education and awareness; and support workforce training and development.
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Central Coast Community Energy (CCCE) is accepting grant applications until February 7, 2022, from organizations for projects and/or programs that advance electrification. Through the Community Education & Workforce Grant Program, CCCE seeks to increase community education and awareness; and support workforce training and development. CCCE is especially interested in receiving proposals that focus on providing resources to underserved, disadvantaged, and/or at-promise communities. Watch the recorded webinar and access the powerpoint to  learn more about the Community Education & Workforce Grant Program.

Community Education and Workforce Grant

CCCE invites proposals that advance specific and measurable outcomes in the following categories 
Education and Awareness – 
By increasing public knowledge about the concept of electrification and its benefits, grant recipients will help address barriers that impact participation in CCCE Energy Programs. Increased electrification will reduce regional greenhouse gas emissions while supporting the growth and adoption of clean energy technologies. 
Workforce Training and Development – 
By providing workforce education, training and development, grant recipients will address gaps in local training and development that slow the advancement of electrification in the building and/or transportation sectors. Education, training, and development will equip the Central Coast’s current and future workforce with the skills and knowledge required to advance clean energy technologies. Training topics include butare not limited to the following topics: design, codes and standards, equipment/appliance installationand engineering. 

Program Walkthrough

Community based organizations, private for-profit businesses, public agencies, and schools or school districts are eligible to apply online. The Community Education and Workforce Track grant fund totals $400,000 and will provide individual grants up to $100,000.  
CCCE is especially interested in receiving proposals that focus on providing resources to underserved, disadvantaged, and/or at-promise communities. 
As of February 7, 2022 at 11:59 PM, Application Closed. 
For questions, please email programs@3ce.org.