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Upcoming Trainings

Past trainings have included Nature Based Solutions to Coastal Hazards, Adaptation Planning for Coastal Communities, Wilderness First Aid, Coastal Wetland Identification, Community Based Social Marketing, Building Risk Communication Skills, ommunicating Climate Change, and Introduction to Social Science Methods.

National Coastal Resilience Fund Proposal Coaching Workshop

March 27, 2023
12 PM - 1:30 PM


This workshop is meant to support South Carolina coastal decision makers with tips on developing more competitive pre-proposals for the National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). In this workshop, you will hear useful grant-writing tips, including the do’s and don’ts of proposal writing. You will also get an overview of the proposal submission process, how to create a strong budget, and things you can do to prepare for the next steps in the grant process. Lastly, the field liaisons for NCRF will meet with participants in breakout rooms to help address specific proposal questions and offer specific guidance on navigating the funding process.

Funding Opportunities with SC Office of Resilience

April 18, 2023
1 PM - 2:30 PM


Instructors: Don Simmons, Revolving Fund Manager. Phleisha Lewis, Mitigation Department Director. Anu Nair, Reserve Fund Manager, and Frances Varacalli, Grants Administrator.
Funding for: Resilience and mitigation projects in SC.

Section 319 Nonpoint Source Program Grants with SCDHEC

May 24, 2023
11 AM - 12 PM


Instructor: Shea McCarthy, Nonpoint Source Coordinator
Funding for: Watershed plan development (improve water quality in target watershed), projects to prevent, control and/or abate nonpoint source pollution (implement watershed plan) in SC.

The ACE Basin Coastal Training Program is an approved provider of continuing education credits by AICP, ASFPM, and SCPEAC.

Don't see what you're looking for? Contact the Coastal Training Program coordinator, Abigail Locatis Prochaska, at ProchaskaA@dnr.sc.gov.