A critical part of the CERF planning process is engaging and hearing from Orange County’s disinvested communities. Orange County’s disinvested communities will be the target for strategies and programs that come from this planning process. Community-based organizations and regional stakeholders will work together to reach Orange County’s disinvested communities and do a community needs assessment.
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A critical component to CERF is centering community and worker voices that have traditionally been left out of economic planning.
To that end, the CERF Orange County High Road Transition Collaborative is seeking applications from organizations interested in conducting outreach and engagement to Orange County residents, businesses, and other stakeholders, with a focus on disinvested community members.
Selected grantees will conduct outreach in July and August 2023, with the goal of positively impacting the future economy of our region. These grants may fund nonprofit organizations and foundations, community-based organizations, California Native American Tribes, or a consortium of California Native American Tribes.
Proposals are due via email by 7:00 p.m. PT Friday, May 26.