The Fund was created with an appreciation of the natural beauty of Mendocino County and a belief that activities in the natural world contribute significantly to mental, physical, and spiritual health and well-being. The Fund supports the acquisition, preservation, and restoration of parks, trails and open space areas that are free and open to the public for low-impact recreational uses. Low-impact is defined as resource-oriented outdoor recreation that complements the unique and natural features of a site without harming the environment.
Purpose: The goal of the fund is to provide grants to nonprofit organizations for projects with strong volunteer involvement to acquire, preserve, or restore parks, trails, and open space areas.
Projects may include:
Estimated Total Program Funding: