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Applying For A Grant

The Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 allocates funding to the Conservancy for a competitive grant program supporting forest health projects that result in multiple watershed benefits. Please read SNC's Grant Guidelines for a complete description of Grant Program Requirements.


August 25, 2017

Applicants must request a Login ID for each project no later than August 25 to assure that the Pre-Application process can be completed by the deadline

September 1, 2017

Pre-Applications Due

November 1, 2017
Full Applications Due by 5:00 p.m.


      Who Can Apply:

      Non-federal public agencies, qualifying nonprofit organizations, and eligible tribal organizations

      Types of Grants:

      • Awards up to $500,000 for Category 1 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 $75,000 for Category 2 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.

      Please see the Proposition 1 Grant Eligibility page for more information on eligible organizations and projects.

          Application and Checklist

          SNC adopted an online submission process for Proposition 1 Grant Applications. For an example of the information requested, please review the Application template and Checklist. Please note the current grant round is now closed to new applicants.

          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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