Apply for An Urban grant 

Open Space Authority 
Urban grant Program

The 2022-2023 Urban Grant Program will be open for eligible applicants on Tuesday, October 4th. Please see the materials below, including the Guidelines for more information.

The Open Space Authority Urban Grant Program is funded by Measure Q and Measure T, passed in 2014 and 2020. These measures describes key programs, including a Grants Program. Each year, the Board of Directors will determine the appropriate amount to be allocated to the grant program, up to 25 percent of the revenues generated.

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

2022-2023 Urban Grant Program Materials:

  1. Click here to go to our online application. All Pre-Applications and Full Applications must be submitted in this weblink.
  2. Online workshop (Program Projects) - Tuesday, October 18 | 2pm - 3:30pm
  3. Online workshop (Capital/Planning Projects) - Thursday, October 20 | 10:30am - 12pm
  4. 2022-2023 PROGRAM Guidelines (available Tuesday, October 4)
  5. 2022-2023 CAPITAL and PLANNING Guidelines (available Tuesday, October 4)
  6. Urban Grant Program Eligibility Map
  7. Fiscal Sponsorship Agreement
  8. Site Control Declaration for LANDOWNERS as Applicants
  9. Site Control Declaration for NON-Landowners as Applicants
  10. California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) Form
  11. Budget Form Template (Excel)
  12. Santa Clara Valley Open Space Authority Board District Map
  13. Wizehive Tutorial
  14. Grant Agreement Template
  15. Resolution Templates (available Tuesday, October 4)
  16. Word Version of Program Application for download reference – use online link for submitting application
  17. Word Version of Capital/Planning Application for download reference – use online link for submitting application
  18. 2022-23 Urban Grant Program Fact Sheet (PDF)

2022-2023 Urban Grant Program Materials:

  1. 2020 Urban Grant Program Match Worksheet
  2. 2020 Urban Grant Program Reimbursement Worksheet

Grant program Timeline

November 8, 2022
Pre-Applications for both solicitations due
February 9, 2023
Program Full Applications Due
February 23, 2023
Capital and Planning Full Applications due
expected May 2023
Program Grant Awards
expected July 2023
Capital and Planning Grant Awards
Point of Contact
jackie lathAm
Grants Program Coordinator
jlatham@openspaceauthority.org
(408) 224-7476

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