Central and South Coast Proposition 1 Grants, Coastal Conservancy

Portal ID:
1197
Status:
Closed (22 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

This solicitation seeks to fund projects that improve water sustainability, enhance anadromous fish habitat, restore wetlands or implement urban greening. Eligible projects must be located in Central California (San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties) and Southern California (Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.

Description:

The Coastal Conservancy seeks to fund capital projects that achieve multiple benefits, serve disadvantaged communities, and result in quantifiable outcomes. Priorities for this grant program include:

Water Sustainability

Protect and Enhance Anadromous Fish Habitat

Wetland Restoration

Urban Greening

Eligible projects must be located in Central California (San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties) and Southern California (Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.

Priority will be given to projects that benefit disadvantaged communities, defined as “a community with an annual median household income that is less than 80 percent of the statewide annual median household income.” 

The grants will not fund planning that does not lead to project implementation, nor will it fund operation and maintenance or research.

There is no minimum or maximum amount. The Conservancy expects to award about $5 million in this round.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Eligible Geographies:

Eligible projects must be located in Central California (San Mateo, Santa Cruz, Monterey, San Luis Obispo and Santa Barbara counties) and Southern California (Ventura, Los Angeles, Orange and San Diego counties.

Matching Funding Requirement:

Points are given for projects that have non-state match funds. In-kind can be counted as match.55

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantor.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
October 31, 2020
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
4 years

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$5,000,000
Expected number of awards A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Estimated amount per award Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
Funding Source: The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Proposition 1 The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014

Funding Method: The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

The Conservancy typically reimburses grantees for expenses after they are incurred. Five percent of each payment is typically withheld until the project has been completed. The Conservancy usually limits overhead to 15% of the total grant amount.

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
1-510-286-1015, grants@scc.ca.gov