Funding Opportunities for the Sierra Nevada Region
YOU ARE OUR PARTNERS!
The Sierra Nevada Conservancy looks to the organizations, agencies, and local governments in the region to help achieve its vision for the future - that the magnificent Sierra Nevada Region enjoys outstanding environmental, economic and social health with vibrant communities and landscapes sustained for future generations. This page has some resources that can help you find and obtain funding to achieve these goals.
CALENDAR OF UPCOMING GRANTS:
The SNC Funding Team maintains anticipated over the next year. This listing can help you with advance planning for your funding needs. The calendar is updated monthly. If you know of relevant grants that are not listed, please contact the Sierra Nevada Conservancy Funding Team.
RESEARCH MEMO OF THE MONTH:
Each month the Sierra Nevada Conservancy Funding Team will present a grant research memo which compiles available grant opportunities for particular types of projects. This month’s research memo gives you multiple funding sources for park and trail projects. As always, if you have any additional resources to share, please contact the Funding Team.
Past Research memos:
MONTHLY FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES NEWSLETTER:
The SNC Funding Team puts out a monthly newsletter with more timely grants and funding information. You can access the latest newsletter . To add yourself to the mailing list, please click here.
MORE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE:
Do you have a question about a specific grant or a general funding strategy for your organization? Individual funding assistance is available to nonprofit organizations, agencies and local governments in the SNC region. Contact your SNC Area Representative for more information. Please click for a list of SNC Area Representatives.
Success Story: Sierra Institute is awarded Capacity Building Grant
The Sierra Institute was awarded a $250,000 grant from USDA Rural Development to continue an educational program for communities developing forest bioenergy and biomass business parks. The Rural Community Development Initiative (RCDI) grant provides capacity building funding for rural communities engaged in development of housing, community facilities, or community/economic development projects. The applicant must be an intermediary organization which provides capacity building assistance to local development organizations. A new round of funding is now out with a deadline of August 13th. More information at: http://www.rurdev.usda.gov/HAD-RCDI_Grants.html