Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife Commission Grant Program

California Fish and Wildlife Code Section 13100 requires that funds deposited into the Sonoma County Fish and Wildlife Special Revenue Fund be distributed to deserving projects that benefit fish and wildlife. In order to be considered, project activities must be limited to one of the following: Improvement of fish or wildlife habitat. Public education relating … Read more

Coastal Program

The Coastal Program takes an adaptive approach to designing and implementing coastal habitat protection and restoration strategies that anticipate and ameriorate the impacts of climate change and other environmental stressors. Coastal Program habitat improvement projects strive to increase coastal resiliency by improving the ability of coastal ecosystems to adapt to environmental changes and supporting natural … Read more

Community Stewardship Grant

The Community Stewardship Grant program facilitates community-based actions that enhance and protect the health of local waterways and is on hiatus while some program organizational changes are made – they anticipate having grants available again for FY 23-24.  Contact James Scanlin ()- or Sandy Mathews () for more information.

Climate Adaptation Fund

The Climate Adaptation Fund provides grant awards to non-profit conservation organizations for applied, on-the-ground projects focused on implementing priority conservation actions for climate adaptation at a landscape scale. The fund supports projects that advance learning and scale effective interventions to help wildlife, ecosystems and the people who value and depend on them adapt to climate … Read more

Climate Program Grants

Multiple climate programs and millions of dollars are currently being offered through NOAA to address climate change with deadlines ranging from Jan 27-Feb/1 for letters of intent and/or applications: Earth System Science and Modeling Research for Coastal Inundation 2023 Funding Opportunity Climate and Societal Interactions (CSI) Division — Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) 2023 Funding Opportunity … Read more

Rivers, Trails and Conservation Assistance program (RTCA)

Have an idea for a trail, river, or park in your community? The National Park Service can help! The National Park Service Rivers, Trails, and Conservation Assistance program supports community-led natural resource conservation and outdoor recreation projects across the nation. Their national network of conservation and recreation planning professionals partners with community groups, nonprofits, tribes, … Read more

California Sea Grant State Fellowship

The California Sea Grant State Fellows Program provides a unique educational opportunity for recent graduate students who are interested in marine, coastal, and/or watershed resources and in the decisions affecting those resources in California. If you are a full-time Masters or Ph.D student at a California institution focusing on coastal and marine research, California Sea … Read more

Green Infrastructure Grant Program

The Green Infrastructure Grant Program accepts applications each spring and Fall.  The Program funds the design and construction of green stormwater infrastructure on large public and private properties, with the goal of reducing stormwater runoff while delivering public benefits that enhance the quality of life for all SFPUC rate payers. Project types can include permeable … Read more

Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Committee Propagation Fund

The Contra Costa County Fish and Wildlife Propagation Fund is entirely supported by fine revenues resulting from violations of the Fish and Game Code and Title 14 of the California Code of Regulations in Contra Costa County (County). Projects awarded from the Fund must benefit the fish and wildlife resources of the County and must … Read more

North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) Small Grants Program

U.S. Small grants are an entry point for new grant recipients to NAWCA. Like everything else, the cost of habitat conservation is on the rise. In direct response to that, the NAWCA Council increased the U.S. Small grants in December of 2022 from a maximum cap of $100,000 to $250,000, meaning that applicants can submit … Read more