Habitat Conservation Fund

Portal ID:
7817
Status:
Closed (12 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

There are 7 categories (sub-programs) that an applicant may compete for. 1) Deer/Mountain Lion Habitat 2) Rare, Endangered, Threatened or Fully Protected Species Habitat 3) Wetlands 4) Anadromous Salmonids and Trout Habitat 5) Riparian Habitat 6) Trails 7) Wildlife Area Activities (program operation)

Categories 1-6 fund land acquisition or land development/restoration. Category 7 funds program operation.  

Description:

Please see the Application Guide at www.parks.ca.gov/hcf for information about each of the  7 categories (sub-programs) that an applicant may compete for. 1) Deer/Mountain Lion Habitat 2) Rare, Endangered, Threatened or Fully Protected Species Habitat 3) Wetlands 4) Anadromous Salmonids and Trout Habitat 5) Riparian Habitat 6) Trails 7) Wildlife Area Activities (program operation)

Categories 1-6 fund land acquisition or land development/restoration. Category 7 funds program operation.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Local government public agencies are eligible (cities, counties, and local districts)

Eligible Geographies:

Statewide

Matching Funding Requirement:

50% of Total Project Cost must be match.  The grant may fund up to 50% of Total Project Cost. 600000

Important Dates

Application deadline The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
Autumn 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
3 years

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$6,000,000
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.
No
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.
50%
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:

See www.parks.ca.gov/hcf for program information.  California Wildlife Protection Act of 1990, Chapter 9, Fish and Game Code (FGC) § 2780 through 2799.6 originally defined the Habitat Conservation Fund (HCF) Program.  Other legislation that impacts the program includes Fish and Game Code § 2720 – 2729, Government Code § 7550 – 7550.6 and 13340, and Public Resources Code § 5900 through 5903, 5096.310, 21000, and 33216.

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).
  • Advances & Reimbursement(s)

Funding Method Notes:

See the "HCF Grant Administration Guide" for payment process at www.parks.ca.gov/hcf.

How to Apply

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

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Richard Rendon, 1-916-653-7423, Richard.Rendon@parks.ca.gov