Nature Based Solutions: Wetland Restoration funding

The Amended Budget Act of 2022 provided the Conservancy with a general fund allocation of $36,000,000 for projects that support Nature Based Solutions: Wetland Restoration (NBS: WR). The goals of the Nature Based Solutions: Wetland Restoration funding are to support restoration, conservation, and climate resilience for wetlands in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. The Delta region … Read more

Explore the Coast

The California State Coastal Conservancy announces the availability of grants to public agencies, federally-recognized tribes and indigenous communities, and nonprofit organizations for programs that facilitate and enhance the public’s opportunities to explore California’s spectacular coast and San Francisco Bay shoreline. The ocean, coast, and beaches have long been recognized and used as spaces of joy, … Read more

California State Duck Stamp Project

The California State Duck Stamp (Stamp Project) was created by legislation in 1971 (Fish and Game Code §3702). The stamp is required when hunting waterfowl and purchased by stamp collectors. All funds generated by the sale of stamps are deposited in the State Duck Stamp Account, administered by the California Department of Fish and Wildlife … Read more

California Fish Passage Forum

Each year the Forum, as one of 20 nationally recognized fish habitat partnerships, provides targeted funding for fish passage projects in California. Forum NFHP funds must be used for on-the-ground habitat projects and related project design, assessment, monitoring, and outreach activities for fish passage projects. Types of eligible projects may include barrier removal or construction; … Read more

Coastal Conservancy Grants

Each year, the Coastal Conservancy issues millions of dollars in grants for projects that restore and protect the California coast, expand public access to it, and enhance its resilience to climate change. The State of California has made an unprecedented investment in the resilience and accessibility of the coast. As a result, the Coastal Conservancy … Read more

Land and Water Conservation Fund

Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) grants provide funding for the acquisition or development of land to create new outdoor recreation opportunities for the health and wellness of Californians.  Since 1965, over one thousand parks throughout California have been created or improved with LWCF assistance.

Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Program

The Environmental Enhancement and Mitigation (EEM) Program is an annual program established by legislation in 1989 and amended on September 26, 2013. It offers grants to local, state, and federal governmental agencies and to nonprofit organizations for projects to mitigate the environmental impacts caused by new or modified public transportation facilities.  

Sea Grant California

The goal of this funding opportunity is principally to improve regulatory outcomes through greater understanding of the human health risk and ecological risk due to deep ocean DDT+ deposits (i.e., ocean disposal sites, other coastal sources, and DDT processes) in the Southern California Bight.  Thus, the funding priorities outlined below are driven both by State … Read more

WCB Continuous Grant Applications

In March 2022 WCB released new guidelines for applying for WCB grants on a continuous basis. Management will evaluate the pre-application and request a full application if deemed competitive, and decide which program and funding source is most applicable. This new process will allow applicants to have consultation throughout the process.

Coastal Stories grant program

What’s your Coastal Story? How does your community connect to the outdoors? And who carries the untold histories and stories of California? Through this program, SCC intends to make the outdoors more inclusive and welcoming for all Californians by fostering representation of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC), people with disabilities, immigrant communities, low-income communities, … Read more