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MEasure q Urban open space grants

The Authority is pleased to offer this grant program, funded by Measure Q. This annual competitive grant program funds Urban Open Space projects in one or more categories:

  1. Environmental Stewardship and Restoration
  2. Parks, Trails, and Public Access
  3. Environmental Education
  4. Urban Agriculture/Food Systems
The grants are open to Public Agencies, Schools and School Districts, and Non-profits.

The Fiscal Year 2017-2018 grants range from $25,000 to $100,000 and applications are due January 12, 2018.  Application materials are posted below.

2017-2018 Measure Q Urban Open Space Grant Program WORKSHOPs

In these workshops we will review the grant process, how to fill out the application, and answer any questions.

Tuesday, December 5, 5:30 - 7pm at Tully Library, 880 Tully Road, san jose   Register

Wednesday, December 6, 1 - 2:30pm, Online Workshop Only   Register

Grant program Timeline

Grant Cycle Announced
November 1, 2017
Applications Due
January 12, 2018
Staff Review
Citizens' Advisory Committee Review
March 19, 2018
Board Review and Decision
May 10, 2018
Process Grants
Grantees Kickoff Projects
Point of Contact
Megan Dreger
Grants Administrator
(408) 224-7476