Funding Opportunities Newsletter
November & December 2020

Upcoming Grants

Additional Resources

FEMA Hazard Mitigation Grant Program

The California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) is now accepting Notices of Interest (NOI) for the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program related to the August 2020 Wildfire Disaster Declaration (DR-4558). The deadline for the NOIs is November 20. Applications do not need to come from counties included in the disaster declaration, though these may be eligible for special funding categories.

Community Power Resiliency Grants

The California Office of Emergency Services is accepting Requests for Proposals for Community Power Resiliency funding to support cities, special districts, and tribes with additional preparedness measures in response to power outage events. Funding will support the procurement of fixed and long-term emergency electrical generation equipment, the development of continuity plans, the conduct of risk assessments for critical infrastructure, the creation of post-event reports and public education materials, and/or the purchase of supplies to prepare for electric disruption. Applications for funding are due October 30, 2020.

California Department of Parks and Recreation Per Capita Program

Funding through state Proposition 68 is available on a per-capita basis to jurisdictions within California for the acquisition and development of parks. The Department of Parks and Recreation Per Capita Program aims to rehabilitate existing infrastructure and to address deficiencies in neighborhoods lacking access to the outdoors. Applications for funding are due December 31, 2020.

New California Grants Portal

The California State Library is excited to announce the launch of the California Grants Portal, a single website to find all state grant and loan opportunities offered on a first-come or competitive basis.

Sierra Nevada Conservancy Grants

We issue grants to public agencies, nonprofits, and eligible tribes for projects that restore, protect, and enhance Sierra Nevada watersheds and communities. These grants are awarded under three separate programs: Forest & Watershed Health, Resilient Sierra Nevada Communities, and Vibrant Recreation & Tourism. Proposals are accepted on a continuous basis and will be considered on a quarterly cycle, starting July 2020.

View SNC grant opportunities

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.