San Francisco Bay Joint Venture

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throughout the San Francisco Bay region to benefit birds, fish, and other wildlife

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Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District Fiscal Year 2022 Grantmaking Program
CategoryLocal/Regional
Funding AgencyMidpeninsula Regional Open Space District (Midpen)
TitleMidpeninsula Regional Open Space District Fiscal Year 2022 Grantmaking Program
DescriptionA total of $250,000 in funding is available for organizations and projects that further the understanding and protection of our natural world, build capacity in the conservation field, and facilitate access to the outdoors or augment interpretation and education opportunities for the public. The grantmaking process is guided by an emphasis on investments that reflect a regional focus and provide avenues for partnership with Midpen or other stakeholders. Consistent with Midpen’s Board Policy 3.10, the Grantmaking Program is committed to soliciting proposals from a diverse range of community based and other nonprofit organizations, K-12 schools, student researchers, academic institutions, and public agencies, and is encouraging first time applicants and organizations that reach underserved communities to apply. Midpen is accepting proposals for three funding priorities, outlined below: • Applied science - advancing scientific understanding of natural processes and/or promoting environmental stewardship. • Partnership and network support - cultivating, sustaining and growing conservation networks. • Access, interpretation, and education - educating and promoting open space protection. Two funding tiers are available: • Tier 1 for projects up to $25,000; and • Tier 2 for projects from $25,001 to $50,000. Midpen is accepting proposals for all three Funding Priorities for both tier 1 and tier 2 awards.
Amount $$25-50,000 and $250,000 total
Contactgrants@openspace.org or (650) 625-6507
Application Deadline2021-09-01
Funding Cycle
Linkhttps://www.openspace.org/sites/default/files/FY22%20Grantmaking%20Program%20RFP%20%281%29.pdf?utm_source=Midpeninsula+Regional+Open+Space+District+e-mail+list&utm_campaign=8193d791af-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2
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