The Sierra Nevada Conservancy administers a competitive grant program to support forest health projects that result in multiple watershed benefits. The grant program is funded by Proposition 1 and Proposition 68.
Proposition 1, the Water Bond, was passed by California voters in 2014 and allocated $25 million to the Conservancy for multi-benefit projects that protect and restore watershed health in the Sierra Nevada.
Proposition 68, the Parks & Water Bond, was passed by California voters in 2018 and allocated $25 million to the Conservancy for projects related to climate adaptation and resiliency under the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program.
Contact an area representative to discuss project ideas
Please visit the Applying for a Grant page for details on the application process.
Previous Application Deadlines and Board Authorizations
|Application Deadline||Board Authorization Dates and Award Amounts
|September 1, 2015||
|March 1, 2016||
|September 1, 2016||
|November 1, 2017|
|October 1, 2018||
Applications currently undergoing evaluation.
A detailed listing of all SNC Proposition 1 funded projects is available here.
Searchable Grants Map
Other Proposition 1 Funding Programs
The California Natural Resources Agency maintains a list of Proposition 1 funding programs administered by state agencies. This list includes funding categories as well as links to grant guidelines for each program.