Public Comment Period Open for CCNR Grant Program

Draft guidelines have been released for the California Natural Resources Agency’s Cultural, Community and Natural Resources (CCNR) grant program. The CCNR grant program, funded by Proposition 68, will support projects that protect, restore, and enhance California’s cultural, community and natural resources. This program emphasizes and gives priority to projects that serve the State’s severely disadvantaged communities. The public comment period is in effect now, and ends on November 12. There will be meetings in Sacramento (October 29), Glendale (November 1), and Madera (November 5), as well as a webcast meeting (October 29) to allow for public comment.

Public Comment Open for Proposition 68 Grant Program

CDFW has released a draft of its Proposition 68 Grant Program guidelines which is open for public review and comment. Proposition 68 provides funding to CDFW to award grants to projects that improve a community’s ability to adapt to the unavoidable impacts of climate change; improve and protect coastal and rural economies, agricultural viability, wildlife corridors, or habitat; develop future recreational opportunities; or enhance drought tolerance, landscape resilience, and water retention. The deadline to submit comments on the solicitation is October 17.