Proposition 1 Grants

Conservancy Proposition 1 grants fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening. The current Proposal Solicitation is now available, applications are due October 31, 2017.  The application has two parts: a cover sheet and a project description. The powerpoint from the last grant round webinar is posted here.

The Coastal Conservancy will offer three grant rounds per year.  Some solicitations will be open to all eligible projects, others will target specific Proposition 1 priorities identified in the Coastal Conservancy’s Strategic Plan. In September 2016, the Conservancy updated its Proposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines.

Prop 1 Schedule FY 2016-17

The Coastal Conservancy will offer three grant rounds this year:

    RFP Released

Proposals Due 

Eligible Projects

Fall 2017

Aug. 14 2017

Oct. 31, 2017

Any Prop 1 Priority

Winter 2017

Dec. 2017

Feb.  2018

TBD

Spring 2018 March 2018

May 2018

Any Prop 1 Priority

Grants Awarded by Coastal Conservancy

A table of the Proposition 1 grants awarded by the Conservancy is posted here with links to the staff recommendations.

SCC/OPC Project Viewer

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Grant News

  • Coastal Conservancy Prop 1 Grant Solicitation
    The Conservancy announces a new Proposition 1 Grant Solicitation, applications are due Oct 31, 2017.  Conservancy Proposition 1 grants fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening. The grant application has two parts: a cover sheet and a project […] (Read more on Coastal Conservancy Prop...)
  • Request for Grant Proposals: Calleguas Creek In-Lieu Fee Program
    State Coastal Conservancy is requesting grant proposals for aquatic resource restoration, establishment, and enhancement projects located within the Calleguas Creek watershed that may be completed through expenditure of the Calleguas Creek In-Lieu Fee Program’s account balance of $2,300,000. Proposed projects may be of any size and need not satisfy the Program’s entire 20.05-acre mitigation obligation, […] (Read more on Request for Grant...)
  • California Sea Otter Fund: Grant Applications Due September 8, 2017
    The State Coastal Conservancy is now accepting applications for its 2018 Sea Otter Recovery Grants. The grants will be funded with monies from the California Sea Otter Fund, which is one of the state’s voluntary tax check-off funds that allows taxpayers to contribute additional money for use towards the recovery of California sea otter populations. […] (Read more on California Sea Otter...)
  • Climate Ready Grant Round
    The Coastal Conservancy announces the availability of technical assistance to help vulnerable communities develop Climate Ready Projects. The Climate Ready Program seeks to encourage local governments and non-governmental organizations to take steps to prepare for a changing climate by advancing planning and implementation of on-the-ground actions that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and/or lessen the impacts of climate […] (Read more on Climate Ready Grant...)
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