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SNC Proposition 1 Grant Program

proposition 1 grant program (fy 2017-18 and fy 2018-19)

The SNC is pleased to announce the release of the draft Proposition 1 Grant Guidelines for
FY 2017-2018 and FY 2018-19.

Three public workshops were held to gather public comment and familiarize potential grantees with the application process. These workshops were held in Shasta, Tulare, and Placer Counties. In addition to in-person participation, the Auburn workshop was webcast. Pre-registration was required to participate. The recording is now available. Public comments were accepted through Friday, April 14, 2017.

previous Prop 1 Application Deadlines and board authorizations

Application DeadlineBoard Authorization Dates and Award Amounts

September 1, 2015

  • December 10, 2015 - 5 projects awarded for $853,190
  • March 2, 2016 - 2 projects awarded for $609,808

March 1, 2016

  • June 2016 -10 projects awarded for $3,235,282
  • September 2016 - 5 projects awarded for $2,028,722

September 1, 2016

  • December 2016 - 10 projects awarded for $3,154,828

Projects funded at the DECEMBER 2016 Board meeting include:

In addition to meeting the requirements of Proposition 1, the projects awarded during the SNC 2015-17 grant ground supported the goals and objectives of the Sierra Nevada Watershed Improvement Program, a large-scale restoration program designed to address ecosystem health in the Sierra Nevada.














Photo of the Caples Creek Watershed Ecological Restoration Project

Caples Creek Watershed Ecological Restoration Project (SNC 853)

Post-Fire Restoration in the Rubicon Watershed (SNC 879)

Eastern Madera Wildfire Restoration Project (SNC 880)

The Lyons-South Fork Watershed Forest Resiliency Project (SNC 897)

Genesee Valley Watershed Improvement Project (SNC 899)

Lassen Creek Watershed Restoration Project (SNC 901)

Rice's Crossing Preserve Forest Management Planning Project (SNC 903)

Tasmam Kojom Restoration Management Plan (SNC 908)

Forest Health and Watershed Improvement through Noxious Weed Management (SNC 909)

Gentry Creek Watershed Restoration Project (SNC 911)

A detailed listing of all SNC Proposition 1 funded projects is available here.

Searchable Grants Map

The Searchable Grants Map will allow you to search for and view details about individual projects for all awarded Proposition 84 and Proposition 1 SNC grants.

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.


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Grant Program Contacts

Grants Project Map

Please click on the map above to find the contact information for the SNC Representative or
Manager in your area.

If you have general questions about the SNC Grant Program, please contact the SNC Grant Program Coordinator, Shannon Ciotti, at (530) 823-4689.