Grant Opportunity - Explore the Coast (Coastal Conservancy)

The State Coastal Conservancy announces the availability of grants to public agencies, tribes and nonprofit organizations for programs that facilitate and enhance the public’s opportunities to “Explore the Coast.” The purpose of this grant program is to help more people to explore California’s spectacular coast. Explore the Coast seeks to increase recreational, educational, or stewardship opportunities particularly for people and communities that may face challenges getting to or enjoying the coast.

This grant program seeks to fund projects that meet one or more of the following priorities:

  • Provides a coastal experience for people that may face challenges getting to or enjoying the coast (such as lower-income people, people with disabilities, English as a Second Language (ESL) communities, students from Title 1 schools or others).

  • Creates opportunities for people to visit the coast for the first time. Provides a valuable recreational, environmental, cultural, or historic learning experience.

  • Increases stewardship of coastal resources

Applications must be submitted by April 8, 2019. The application is attached. Complete applications should be submitted via email to We recommend potential applicants review this linked Sample Grant Terms document when considering applying for Explore the Coast Grants.

Event Dates

Starts: January 29, 2019 0:00am

Ends: April 08, 2019 0:00am