Helping communities
prepare for the future

The Climate Smart Communities Initiative (CSCI) supports local leaders and adaptation professionals in advancing climate resilience plans and projects in communities across the United States.

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  • Meeting the need

    CSCI is focused on meeting the needs of the communities that are on the front lines of the climate crisis. These communities often have received some of the various designations…

  • One step at a time

    The Steps to Resilience framework helps communities understand and address their risks, and provides the foundation for the CSCI. The initiative offers support to communities that are early in the…

CSCI is managed by a consortium of partners, including the Climate Resilience Fund, EcoAdapt, Fernleaf, Geos Institute, and ICF, that works closely with the Climate Program Office of NOAA. 

  • CRF
  • EcoAdapt
  • Fernleaf
  • Geos
  • ICF
  • NOAA