We administer the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program’s multiple grant programs as well as provide information on available funding opportunities in the Sierra Nevada Region.

SNC Grant Program

Under the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program, we issue grants to public agencies, nonprofits, and eligible tribes for projects that support forest health, resilient Sierra Nevada communities, and vibrant recreation and tourism.

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“The projects that we fund throughout the Sierra Nevada are developed by our on the ground partners with the assistance of local Sierra Nevada Conservancy staff. Our holistic approach means that a lot of our grants address urgent local needs, like reducing the risk of damaging wildfire, while advancing state priorities to reduce greenhouse gas emission, improve habitat, and protect water supply infrastructure.”

Shannon Ciotti
Grants and Reimbursements Manager

Other Funding Resources

Funding Opportunities Newsletter

A monthly newsletter containing information on upcoming grant and funding opportunities that align with SNC’s grant programs.

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Funding Research Memos

Compilations of federal, state, and foundation grants available by project type.

Grant guidelines and deadlines contained in these memoranda are subject to change—always check the individual program websites for new information.

Grant Writing Workshops

Grant Writing Workshops are available to help build the capacity of organizations that serve the Sierra Nevada Region. Workshops are now available as an online webinar. Contact your SNC Area Representative to organize or attend a workshop.

More Information & Assistance

Consult with the SNC Funding Team to get advice about specific funding opportunities or general fund development strategies. Contact your SNC Area Representative to set up a meeting with the Funding Team.