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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.

 

Habitat Conservation Fund Program - Application Workshops, June 8 - June 29, 2017 (May 18, 2017)

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)

 

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Proposition 84 Statewide Park Program (AB 31)
"Before and After" examples
 
(November 15, 2016)  

 

  

 

2015 SCORP  

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2015 Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor
Recreation Plan (SCORP) - Available here

 

 

Grant Funds Available

 OEEF Application Deadline is September 1, 2017

 HCF Application Deadline is October 2, 2017

 LWCF Application Deadline for Local Agencies is Monday, February 5, 2018

 

Program Updates

  California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program - Awards Announced (June 19, 2017)

  HCF Awards Announced (June 8, 2017) 

  LWCF Awards Announced (May 26, 2016)

  RTP Grants Announced 12/7/2015 (December 8, 2015)