San Diego Management & Monitoring Program


Prop 68 Cultural Community and Natural Resources Grant - Concept Proposal Solicitation

January 28, 2019 0:00am to February 13, 2019 0:00am

California Natural Resources Agency is accepting Concept Proposals for its Cultural, Community and Natural Resources grant program, funded under Prop 68. This grant funds projects that protect, restore, and enhance California’s cultural, community, and natural resources. Applicants with competitive concept proposals will be invited to continue the application and project evaluation process in Spring 2019. Concept Proposals are due February 13, 2019. Information on the grant, additional eligibility requirements, program priorities and preferences, and how to apply is available here: http://resources.ca.gov/grants/ccnr/

Eligible Applicants: local agencies, nonprofit organizations, non-governmental land conservation organizations, federally recognized Native American tribes, or non-federally recognized California Native American tribes listed on the California Tribal Consultation List maintained by the Native American Heritage Commission

Project Types: Projects must qualify under one of the following categories:

  1. Resources - Restore, protect and acquire Native American, natural, cultural, and historic resources within the State

  2. Fossil Fuel Powerplant Conversions - Convert and repurpose properties or parts of properties that served as the site of a fossil fuel powerplant to create permanently protected open space, tourism and park opportunities through fee title or conservation easement acquisition (powerplants must have been retired on or before June 5, 2018 or must be scheduled to be retired prior to January 1, 2021)

  3. Science Centers - Enhance visitor experiences through development, expansion, and improvement of science centers operated by foundations or other nonprofit organizations in heavily urbanized areas

  4. Park, Water and Natural Resources - Enhance park, water, and natural resource values throu