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.
One-on-One (drop-in) Application Workshops for the Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities and Habitat Conservation Fund grants (July 6, 2017)
Outdoor Environmental Education Facilities Grant Program (February 21, 2017)
Proposition 84 Statewide Park Program (AB 31)
"Before and After" examples (November 15, 2016)
Grant Funds Available