Public Comment Opens on Draft Regions Map for Community Economic Resilience Fund
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13 proposed regions will receive up to $5 million planning grants under regional economic planning program

California Counties Are Key to Community Economic Resilience Fund
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A new $600 million fund is designed to encourage regional leaders from government, business, labor, and the community to work together on inclusive economic planning.

Historic Investments for Regions, Forest Resilience and Broadband Access Approved by California Lawmakers
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Approved were a $600 million regional economic planning fund and more than $1 billion in wildfire funding this year

Regional Economic Development Receives Major Boost in California
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Community Economic Resilience Fund can help create more sustainable and equitable economies

CA FWD Applauds Passage of Community Economic Resilience Fund
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An equitable California works for everyone. Investing in our regional economies and communities is a proven way to lift more Californians toward their dreams of a better tomorrow.

Designing A Better Bakersfield and a Boundless Kern
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A key approach to economic planning is what sets apart this and similar initiatives across the state

Robust economy and climate goals can go hand in hand
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To put California on a path to a carbon neutral economy, Gov. Gavin Newsom is proposing a $750 million Community Economic Resilience Fund

As California reopens, these regions lead charge for economic equity
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Learn about efforts to build regional, collaborative and inclusive economic development

CA FWD Comments on Governor Newsom’s Budget Revision
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Finally, the plan for an equitable economic recovery includes meaningful planning for an equitable economic recovery. CA FWD is encouraged that Governor Newsom is taking advantage of this historic opportunity to invest in our communities, our economy and our future. Investing in California and Californians now is precisely what is necessary to ensure more have…