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Applying For A Grant


The Sierra Nevada Conservancy is pleased to announce a Request for Proposals for its Proposition 1 Grant Program.



August 25, 2017

Request Login Information

Applicants must request a Login ID for each project no later than August 25 to assure that the Pre-Application process can be completed by the deadline

September 1, 2017

Pre-Applications Due

November 1, 2017
Full Applications Due

Please request Login Information as soon as possible.

Apply early. SNC will schedule Site Visits for all eligible Category 1 projects to assist applicants in the development of projects and Full Applications. Site Visits will be scheduled upon submission of Pre-Applications.


      Who Can Apply:

      Non-federal public agencies, qualifying nonprofit organizations, and eligible tribal organizations

      Types of Grants:

      • Awards up to $500,000 for Category 1 on-the-ground implementation of forest health site improvement projects, as well as fee title acquisition projects that support forest products manufacturing and/or biomass utilization facilities that increase capacity to improve forest and watershed health.
      • Awards up to $75,000 for Category 2 planning and pre-project activities that are necessary for a future on-the-ground project, or due diligence for fee title acquisition projects that support forest health.

      Please see the Proposition 1 Grant Eligibility page for more information on eligible organizations and projects.


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          While the online application system will work in all major browsers, Internet Explorer is recommended for best functionality.

          After receipt of complete Pre-Application with Map, SNC will contact applicants to schedule Site Visits for all eligible Category 1 projects. The Site Visit will be used to better understand the proposal and assist applicants in the development of the Full Application.

          Full Applications are due November 1.

          Sample Grant Agreements

          Sample Category 1 Grant Agreement Template

          Sample Category 2 Grant Agreement Template

            Grant Program Coordinator

            Shannon Ciotti

            Sierra Nevada Conservancy
            11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
            Auburn, CA 95603
            (530) 823-4689 Direct Line
            (877) 257-1212 Toll Free
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