Check Out Cohort Profiles for the 2023 Mentorship Program

Mentor and Mentee Profiles are now live for the 2023 Mentorship Program! Below you will find details and information on the participants this year: Mentors Brian Ambrette: Brian Ambrette is the Senior Climate Resilience Coordinator with the Governor’s Office of Policy Innovation and the Future in Maine. Brian supports the implementation of Maine’s four-year climate…

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A Message from ASAP’s Incoming Board President Julia Kim

Dear ASAP Members and Partners, Happy New Year! I hope your 2023 is off to a great start after a restorative winter break.  I am honored to serve as ASAP’s Board President this year and want to first express my deepest gratitude to ASAP’s staff and board for their ongoing leadership and commitment to supporting…

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Explore ASAP’s Peer Learning Groups in 2023

Last week ASAP announced this year’s Peer Learning Groups! Keep reading to explore the groups and sign up to receive vital monthly updates and calendar invites. If you have questions or need help finding the right group for you, join one of our ASAP 101 Orientation sessions or connect with ASAP’s Program Manager, Breana Nehls.…

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ASAP Joins Technical Assistance Team for NCRF Grantees

ASAP is thrilled to join the Field Liaison Team for the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s National Coastal Resilience Fund (NCRF). Throwe Environmental, LLC leads the Team, which also includes Native American Fish and Wildlife Society (NAFWS).  As Field Liaisons, Throwe, ASAP, and NAFW will support NCRF applicants across the U.S. throughout 2023. The Team…

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A Giving Tuesday Message From Beth Gibbons

At ASAP our core values are trust, reciprocity, member leadership, and something for everyone (but not everything for everyone). But what is trust? Trust is a gift given between people or institutions. It extends beyond common interests and shared goals to being mutually vulnerable to one another. Trust is a deep and powerful bond. It…

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September 2022 Peer Learning Round-Up

Peer Learning is at the heart of the ASAP Network! Welcome to the monthly Peer Learning Round-Up! Let’s recap the last opportunities for peer learning at ASAP: Policy Practice Group Our September Policy Practice Group meeting hosted a peer learning session on our third policy priority, “Require all physical and social infrastructure decisions to consider…

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The JEDI Fund Has Turned One!

ASAP’s Justice, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fund has turned one! The fund which was seeded by a contribution from ASAP staff members in 2021, has been a success in providing funding to several individuals identifying as Black People, Indigenous people, and people of color and also individuals demonstrating financial need. Following a review of the…

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ASAP and HARC Launch Program Committed to Growing Community Leadership in Climate Adaptation Projects

Houston Advanced Research Center (HARC), in partnership with the American Society for Adaptation Professionals (ASAP), has announced a new program to enhance climate adaptation in the Upper Texas Gulf Coast. Leading with Equity in Adaptation Practice (LEAP) aims to strengthen community-led climate change adaptation initiatives through partnerships, collaboration, and capacity-building. Alongside partners, ASAP and HARC…

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How You Strengthened the ASAP Nework in 2021

As a social impact network, ASAP relies on our members as leaders, partners, and collaborators in everything we do. Your participation in the member survey cultivates and affirms the essential elements of network culture that we strive to nurture –reciprocity, open access, something for every member, and, most importantly, trust– while also helping us shape ASAP’s…

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ASAP and CRC Launch Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit

The Ready-to-Fund Resilience Toolkit is Here! Are you struggling to attract investment for your climate resilience projects? Do you want to use innovative finance tools but worry they may carry extra risks or costs? Are you looking to learn how and why to center social equity in your climate resilience projects? As climate impacts intensify…

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