San Francisco Bay Joint Venture

A partnership working to protect, restore, increase, and enhance wetland habitats
throughout the San Francisco Bay region to benefit birds, fish, and other wildlife

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Funding Database

Bay Area Priority Conservation Area Grant
Category Local/Regional
Funding Agency California State Coastal Conservancy (SCC), in cooperation with the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)
Title Bay Area Priority Conservation Area Grant
Description Priority Conservation Areas (PCAs) are open spaces that provide agricultural, natural resource, scenic, recreational, and/or ecological values and ecosystem functions. These areas are identified through consensus by local jurisdictions and park/open space districts as lands in need of protection due to pressure from urban development or other factors. PCAs are categorized by four designations: Natural Landscapes, Agricultural Lands, Urban Greening and Regional Recreation. PCAs are a component of Plan Bay Area, the integrated long-range transportation and land-use/housing plan for the San Francisco Bay Area approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) and the Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG) in 2013. CALL FOR PROPOSALS Available Funds MTC has provided $8.2 million in local and federal funds for this program. In addition, SCC will contribute up to $1.8 million in state resource bond funds to augment the program, for a total of $10 million available. Grants may range from $100,000 to $1 million. Grant requests greater than $1 million will be considered on a case-by-case basis, for projects of extraordinary regional significance. Geographic Scope Projects must be located in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, San Francisco, San Mateo, or Santa Clara. Multi-county projects are allowed and encouraged. Letters of interest due Feb 25, full applications due July 1
Amount $ 100,000- 1 million
Application Deadline 2019-02-25
Funding Cycle
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