Rural Recreation and Tourism Program (Prop 68)

Portal ID:
5938
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:

Details

Purpose:

The Rural Recreation and Tourism Program will create new recreation opportunities within rural communities to support health-related and economic goals.  Grants will funds construction of parks.  Both acquisition of land and development of land is eligible. 

This program is funded by Proposition 68 (2018 Bond Act), which is found in Public Resources Code §80090(a)(b).

Description:

Projects will develop new recreation opportunities within rural communities to support health-related and economic goals.  Projects will create, expand, or improve parks to support the health of local community residents, and, attract out of town visitors.  for more information, see the "Application Guide" at www.parks.ca.gov/rrt

 

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

Eligible Applicants

Cities
Counties
Eligible Districts (as defined in the Application Guide) in nonurbanized areas.

Eligible Geographies:

To qualify as a rural community, the project site must meet one of two thresholds for "rural" explained at www.parks.ca.gov/rrt and in the Application Guide. 

Matching Funding Requirement:

No MATCH is required if: The PROJECT SITE’S area has a median household income of $56,982 or less according
to the Community FactFinder. The GRANT by itself may fund the entire PROJECT.  See the Application Guide page 15. 23125

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.
Spring 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
If awarded a grant,

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$23,125,000
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.
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:

 This program is funded by Proposition 68 (2018 Bond Act), which is found in Public Resources Code §80090(a)(b).

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 Grant Administration Guide's payment section at www.parks.ca.gov/rrt 

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