Serving local governments to address community resilience needs in

  Climate Adaptation

Become part of a cohort of 135 Fellows throughout California, Colorado, and Washington making an impact in local communities!

Need help with a sustainability or social impact project in your community? Apply to receive support from a Fellow!

What is CivicSpark?

CivicSpark is a Governor’s Initiative AmeriCorps program that is dedicated to building capacity for local governments to address emerging environmental and social equity resilience challenges such as climate change, water resource management, affordable housing, and mobility. The CivicSpark program is administered by CivicWell (formerly the Local Government Commission).

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100+ CivicSpark Fellows

Each year, CivicSpark hires 100+ Fellows to implement targeted projects to support local governments.

100+ Initiatives

Each year, Fellows work on over 100 capacity building initiatives to help public agencies better respond to climate, water, housing, and mobility needs.

3 Western States

CivicSpark offers opportunities in California, Colorado, and Washington starting 2022.

Our Impact

CivicSpark Fellows assist in many ways to build local government capacity to respond to pressing community resilience issues.

Our Projects

CivicSpark Fellows focus on a range of climate change, water, housing, and mobility projects. The video to the left shows an example of a project from the 2017-18 cohort year.

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