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Applying For A Grant

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July 18, 2018

Request a Pre-Application

Applicants must request a Pre-Application for each project no later than July 18, 2018 to assure the process can be completed by the deadline.

Review a Pre-Application Template

July 25, 2018

5:00 PM


Pre-Application Due

October 1, 2018

5:00 PM


Full Application Due

Apply early. SNC will schedule Site Visits for all eligible Category 1 projects to assist applicants in the development of projects and Full Applications. Site Visits will be scheduled upon submission of Pre-Applications.


      Who Can Apply:

      Federal, state, and local public agencies, qualifying nonprofit organizations, and eligible tribal organizations

      Please Note: Federal agencies are eligible to receive funds under Proposition 68, but not Proposition 1.  Federal agencies may apply directly for a grant, and grant awards to federal agencies will be sourced only from Proposition 68.  Federal agencies also may partner with an eligible entity under Proposition 1, and the eligible partner may receive Proposition 1 funding for a project on federal land.

      Please see the Grant Eligibility page for more information on eligible organizations and projects.

      grant categories & Award Limits

        • Awards up to $1,000,000 for Category One on-the-ground implementation of forest health site improvement projects, as well as fee title acquisition projects that support forest products manufacturing and/or biomass utilization facilities that increase capacity to improve forest and watershed health.


        • Awards up to $100,000 for Category Two planning and pre-project activities that are necessary for a future on-the-ground project, or due diligence for fee title acquisition projects that support forest health.

        Application process

        Review a Pre-Application Template to understand the information required.

        site visits

        SNC will conduct site visits for all Category One Pre-Applications to provide a greater understanding of the project to SNC and assist in development of the project and the Full Application. SNC will contact applicants after submission of the Pre-Application to schedule a visit.

        SAMPLE Resolution / authorization to apply

        Sample Resolution or Authorization to Apply for Non-Profits

        Sample Resolution or Authorization to Apply for Local Government

        Sample Grant Agreements

        Sample Category 1 Grant Agreement Template

        Sample Category 2 Grant Agreement Template

          Grant Program Coordinator

          Shannon Ciotti

          Sierra Nevada Conservancy
          11521 Blocker Drive, Suite 205
          Auburn, CA 95603
          (530) 823-4689 Direct Line
          (877) 257-1212 Toll Free
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