California State Coastal Conservancy
The Coastal Conservancy offices are shut due to the Coronavirus related shelter-in-place in effect in California. All staff are working remotely; please email us for assistance.
All Californians are encouraged to follow the advice of the California Department of Public Health to prevent the spread of the virus.
For more information on working with the Conservancy in during the shelter-in-place, please see the message from our Executive Officer here. Please note that at this time, the Conservancy is only processing electronic invoices. Instructions on how to submit invoices electronically can be found here.
During this state of emergency, in lieu of accepting personal service of process, the State Coastal Conservancy commits to accepting service via a notice of acknowledgment and receipt (CCP section 415.30) if the notice and the papers being served are emailed to both: email@example.com and firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Coastal Conservancy is a State agency established in 1976 to protect and improve natural lands and waterways, help people access and enjoy the outdoors, and sustain local economies along the length of California’s coast and around San Francisco Bay.
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.
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: 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.
Grants: Information about current grant opportunities and resources for grant applicants are posted on this page.
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.
- Information Regarding Coyote Valley Sobrato South Acquisition Potential FundingOn June 18, 2020, the State Coastal Conservancy will consider authorization to disburse up to $5,000,000 to the Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority to acquire the approximately 235-acre Sobrato South property for wildlife habitat protection, water quality protection, agricultural preservation, open space and public access, as part of a larger Coyote Valley open space […] (Read more on Information Regarding Coyote...)
- Central and South Coast Proposition 1 Grant SolicitationProposition 1 grants fund multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects. The Conservancy adopted its Proposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines in September 2016. Priority project types include: water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration and urban greening. For more details on the Coastal Conservancy’s priorities, please review our Strategic Plan. Our current solicitation seeks to fund projects in […] (Read more on Central and South...)
- Press Release: Coastal Conservancy Awards over $8.2 million in First Ever Virtual Board MeetingOakland, CA – Today, in its first ever virtual Board meeting, the Coastal Conservancy Authorized $8.2 million in grant funding for projects to restore, protect and increase access to the California Coast and San Francisco Bay. Due to state and local Shelter-In-Place orders, members of the Conservancy’s Board, staff and the public convened via teleconference […] (Read more on Press Release: Coastal...)