Building Resilience, Together

The Climate Resilience Fund works across the United States to advance equitable climate resilience and sustainability outcomes for communities and the natural systems on which they depend. Together with public and private partners, CRF endeavors to expand the nation’s collective capacity to create a more adaptive, sustainable, climate-resilient society.

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Advancing climate resilience plans and projects across the country through direct grants, practitioner training, and knowledge sharing

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Enabling collaboration among philanthropic and private investors to promote wildfire-adapted landscapes and wildfire-resilient communities

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Building the capacity of local and regional leaders and climate practitioners to advance equitable and proactive climate action

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The U.S. Climate Resilience Toolkit

This website developed by our partners at NOAA’s Climate Program Office offers a wealth of tools and resources to help communities build their climate resilience, including information on the Steps to Resilience framework that is foundational to the Climate Smart Communities Initiative.

Latest News

  • CSCI Moves Forward

    As we begin reviewing applications for the first round of the CSCI’s competitive grantmaking program, I am excited about the months and years ahead. I had the pleasure of joining the…

  • Wildfire Funders Connect in CO

    The Wildfire Resilience Funders convening in Fort Collins, Colorado left me feeling inspired by the people leading this work, connected to the great funder participants, and grateful…

  • The Legacy of the CCRE

    Participatory grantmaking is a relatively new theory in the field of philanthropy. The CCRE put it into practice. The approach is based on the hypothesis that grantmaking programs are stronger…


CRF is proud to partner with the following foundations and agencies.

  • Moore
  • Walton
  • NOAA
  • McArthur