California State Coastal Conservancy
Grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations, tribes, and public agencies for programs to enhance the public's accessibility to the ocean, coast, and beaches. Projects may benefit individuals and communities facing physical, financial, or social barriers to accessing or enjoying the coast. Projects must involve visiting the coast of California or the shore of San Francisco Bay.
ETC Priority Communities may include but are not limited to lower-income individuals and households, people with disabilities, people of color, immigrant communities, foster youth, and others.
Projects should also meet one or more of the following priorities:
The Conservancy is very interested in supporting programs that bring participants to the coast from throughout the state.
GrantWatch ID#: 188436
Applicants may request a grant amount up to $50,000. The average grant amount awarded ranges between $20,000 – $40,000.
Applicants should apply for projects that could start in late 2021 or early 2022 and will be completed by February 2024.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
California State Coastal Conservancy
1515 Clay St, 10th Floor
Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: (510) 286-1015
Fax: (510) 286-0470
Regional Program Managers:
Karyn Gear, North Coast Program Manager, email@example.com
Region 1, North Coast (Del Norte, Humboldt, Lake, Mendocino, and Sonoma)
Region 2, Far North (Butte, Glenn, Lassen, Modoc, Nevada, Plumas, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity)
Moira McEnespy, SF Bay Area Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 3, Bay Area (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano)
Region 4, Sacramento & Sierras (Alpine, Amador, Calaveras, Colusa, El Dorado, Mono, Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Stanislaus, Tuolumne, Yolo, Yuba)
Trish Chapman, Central Coast Program Manager, email@example.com
Region 5, Central Coast (Monterey, San Benito, Santa Cruz, San Luis Obispo, Santa Barbara)
Region 6, San Joaquin Valley (Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare)
Megan Cooper, South Coast Program Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org
Region 7, South Coast (Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura, San Diego)
Region 8, Inland Southern California and Deserts (Imperial, Inyo, Riverside, San Bernardino)
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