UC ANR Strategic Initiatives
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UC ANR Strategic Initiatives

UC ANR Strategic Initiatives

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Making a Difference in California

 Rising to the Challenge.



Our Strategic initiatives (SIs): Bringing the power of science to deliver practical solutions to address major challenges in California:

  • fire, water shortages, safe food, urban pests, college readiness and poor nutrition.

See SI Focal Areas and Grand Challenges (pdf)

 Public Value.

public value


The work of the SIs helps build our state economy, protect our natural resources, build our people and communities and ensures we have safe food.

See our Public Value Statements for more.

Partnerships are key.



Our Strategic Initiatives help unify, communicate and advocate for the work we do; bringing together partners from the

with a range of collaborators from the private and public sectors.

Our structure.


  The Strategic Initiatives are the umbrellas for our

Workgroups and Program Teams.


Find Practical Answers: Knowledge and Skills

  "Solutions for you"

Learn from colleagues


Knowledge Bank 
Sharing technical


Best (Extension) Practice Hub 
Sharing best practices




Learning and Development
Build your skills

Telling our Stories

Learn how UC ANR is making a difference for Californians.


UC Delivers

UC Deliver Stories

Submit New Impact Stories (For UC ANR personnel)

  Find a blog of interest




Submit your stories
for UC ANR Blogs
 (For UC ANR personnel)


Spotlight webinars - what's in the pipeline


Funding opportunities


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  Funding opportunities

UC ANR Contracts & Grants

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 Opportunity & Matching grants

Small grants for urgent time-sensitive needs


See also ANR Renewable Resources Extension Act (RREA) Program RFP


Strategic Initiatives

Explore our 5 initiatives using the links below.



SI Home Page Photo

SI-related Blogs

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