Apply for An Urban grant 

Open Space Authority 
Urban grant Program

The 2020 Urban Grant Program cycle is open and we are accepting applications. Please follow the application process linked below under Grant Materials. If you have any questions, please reach out to our Grants Administrator.

The Open Space Authority Urban Grant Program is funded by Measure Q.  Passed in 2014, Measure Q generates approximately $7.9M per year and up to 25% can be allocated for the Urban Grant Program.

To learn more about past grantees and projects, please visit our Urban Success Stories or read about their inspiring stories on our blog.

2020 Urban Grant Program WORKSHOPs

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

Monday, Apr 06, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m.

Open Space Authority Office, 33 Las Colinas Lane, San Jose.

Please register to attend. If you would like a real-time Spanish or Vietnamese translator at this meeting, please register by March 23, 2020 and select this option.

Tuesday, Apr 07, 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Online workshop only

Please register to receive the link and access code.

Grant program Timeline

April 6 & 7, 2020
Applications Due
May 1, 2020
Board Review and Decision (Small Grants)
August 13, 2020
Citizens' Advisory Committee Review (Large Grants)
August 24, 2020
Board Review and Decision (Large Grants)
October 1, 2020
Point of Contact
Megan Dreger
Grants Administrator
(408) 224-7476

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