Request for Proposals Resources

Request for Proposals

The Request for Proposals details the eligibility requirements, competition timeline, program priorities, and other specific information about the CA Climate Action Initiative.

Application portal

Applications should be submitted through the SmartSimple portal of UC’s Research Grants Program Office. The SmartSimple system will begin accepting California Climate Action applications on Tuesday, December 19, 2022.

Application instructions

Instructions for submitting a Letter of Intent (LOI) for Climate Action seed and matching awards.


The California Climate Action announcement describes the application process as well as the role of the University of California in helping to distribute state funding for these grants.