Grants and Local Services
Public meetings scheduled for draft grant guidelines; statewide grant program to fund new soccer, basketball, baseball and softball recreation opportunities.
The Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) administers grant programs funding local, state, and nonprofit organization projects.
Since 2000, OGALS has:
Administered 8,364 grants from 34 different grant programs.
Processed 12,771 grant payment requests totaling $1.8 billion.
Reviewed 5,148 grant applications from 45 competitive grant programs and cycles. Grant applications requested $6.1 billion in funding.
Currently OGALS administers 630 grant projects totaling $418 million.
Since 1964, over 7,400 parks have been created or improved through 20,000 grants administered by OGALS.
Grant Funds Available
HCF Application Deadline was October 1, 2015
LWCF Application Deadline is February 3, 2016 for Local Agency Applications
LWCF Application Deadline is on hold (to be determined) for State Agency Applications
RTP Application Deadline was September 15, 2015
HCF Awards Announced (May 27, 2015)
LWCF Awards Announced (May 27, 2015)
Youth Soccer and Recreation and Development Program (October 30, 2015)
During the 150th anniversary year (2014), the Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) encouraged local park agencies to participate in the anniversary and to continue to share the legacy of providing park and recreation needs for communities throughout the state through grant program funding.
February 24, 2014 Letter from OGALS Chief to Local Park Partners
Proposition 84 Brochure Available (February 7, 2014)
Proposition 40 Brochure Available (February 7, 2014)
Proposition 12 Brochure Available (February 7, 2014)
Drought State of Emergency (March 25, 2014)