Current Grant Opportunities
The Coastal Conservancy accepts grants applications from government agencies and nonprofit organizations on an ongoing basis. Applicants are strongly encouraged to contact Conservancy staff prior to submitting an application.
The Conservancy typically holds Proposition 1 grant rounds three times a year and Explore the Coast grant rounds once a year. Other specific grant rounds will be announced when funding is available.
- The current round of Proposition 1 grant applications are due on June 8th.
- The current round of Climate Ready grants are due July 2. The grant announcement is posted here. The Conservancy seeks to support multi-benefit projects that use natural systems to assist communities in adapting to the impacts of climate change impacts. The grant application consists of a cover sheet and project description.
- The Coastal Conservancy and the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission have announced the availability of Prop 12 grant funds for projects that advance the goals and priorities of the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Plan. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the Conservancy has awarded all remaining grant funds, approximately $6.9 million. Grantees must be ready and able to complete projects by March 2022. The full description of eligibility and priority criteria, grant award process and additional information are included in the proposal solicitation. The proposal solicitation and grant application are posted here.