California State Coastal Conservancy

The Coastal Conservancy is a State agency established in 1976 to protect and improve natural lands and waterways, help people get to and enjoy the outdoors, and sustain local economies along the length of California’s coast and around San Francisco Bay. Download the Conservancy’s informational brochure here. Descarga el folleto informativo de la Conservancy en español aqui.

About The Coastal Conservancy

About: The Coastal Conservancy protects coastal resources and helps the public to enjoy them. This page has information about us, including the Coastal Conservancy Board, Strategic Plan, Jobs.

Climate Ride

Projects: The Coastal Conservancy is actively supporting hundreds of projects along the coast and around the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more about our projects and programs.

Climate Ready Programs

Climate: Climate change is having profound impacts on California’s coastal resources. The Coastal Conservancy is leading many efforts to prepare for and reduce these impacts.

San Clemente Coastal Trail

Grants: Information about current grant opportunities and resources for grant applicants are posted on this page.

San Francisco India Basin

Meetings and Notices: The Coastal Conservancy meets 5-6 times a year around the state. Upcoming meeting agendas and past meeting archives are posted on here along with public notices and information about other public meetings held by the Conservancy.

SCC/OPC Project Viewer

SCC Project Viewer

Latest News

  • Improve Your Grant Writing Skills
    On September 15, 2016, the Conservancy held a webinar for 150 people on how to Improve Your Grant Writing Skills. The training covered the following topics: Reviewing Grant Proposals – A funder’s perspective Grant Solicitations – Key strategies for success. How do you decide if a potential grant program is a good fit for your […] (Read more on Improve Your Grant...)
  • Explore the Coast Grants Available
    The Conservancy is offering competitive grants to fund projects that facilitate and enhance the public’s opportunities to “Explore the Coast.”  The Proposal Solicitation & Grant Application are now available and applications are due on October 7, 2016. Applicants might also consider applying to the California Coastal Commission’s “Whale Tail Grants” funding opportunity due on November […] (Read more on Explore the Coast...)
  • Coastal Conservancy Public Meeting in Eureka – September 29, 2016
    Douglas Bosco (Public Member), Chair Sara Ramirez Giroux (Public Member) Ann Notthoff (Public Member) John Laird, Secretary for Natural Resources; Bryan Cash (Designated) Steve Kinsey, Coastal Commission Chair; Susan Hansch (Designated) Michael Cohen, Director, Department of Finance; Karen Finn (Designated) Senate Representatives Benjamin Allen (District 26) Anthony Cannella (District 12) Jerry Hill (District 13) Assembly […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Public...)
  • Request for Services: Ormond Beach Coastal Restoration and Public Access Plan
    Ormond Beach Coastal Restoration and Public Access Plan Request for Services  The California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC) seeks the services of an environmental consultant firm (consultant) to develop a habitat restoration and public access plan for the Ormond Beach area.  The consultant will be selected based on the selection criteria listed below and will be under […] (Read more on Request for Services:...)
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