Grants and Local Services
Welcome to the California Department of Parks and Recreation's Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS). OGALS is a full-service organization dedicated to meeting California's diverse park and recreation needs.
Since 1964, over 7,400 parks have been created or improved through OGALS' grants. Since 2000, nearly $3 billion in grants have been administered by OGALS.
Please explore the links below for updates about current programs.
Attend an application workshop where attendees will learn more about the program, application requirements, and tips for preparing application criteria responses.
Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Grant Program (February 21, 2017)
Proposition 84 Statewide Park Program (AB 31)
"Before and After" examples (November 15, 2016)
2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor
Recreation Plan (SCORP) - Available here
Grant Funds Available