Grants and Local Services

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    Located in Fresno, this universally accessible park with a community center, splash and
    play areas, skate park, baseball/multi-purpose field, basketball courts, dog park, picnic areas,
    and garden was created with a $5,000,000 Statewide Park Program grant.
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    Located in Lincoln Heights Los Angeles, six acres of new park space with a multipurpose athletic
    field, amphitheater, walking & bike paths, fitness zone, children’s play area, picnic area, outdoor
    amphitheater, and open space created with a $5,000,000 Statewide Park Program grant.
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    Located in Coachella, a $4,968,275 Statewide Park Program grant created this 10 acre
    new park with soccer/football fields, performing arts amphitheater, exercise stations and
    pathways, basketball court, picnic area,and playground.
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    Located in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood, a $4,000,000 Statewide Park Program
    grant created a new 4,300 sq. ft. clubhouse, outdoor plazas, play areas, basketball court,
    stage/performing arts area adult fitness area, perimeter walking path, and open space.
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    Located in Greenfield, a $2,982,281 Statewide Park Program grant created this new 3 acre
    park with a perimeter walking/jogging trail, basketball court, tennis court, playground and
    splash park, gazebo, boulder garden, open space, and historical house reuse with restrooms.

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The Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) develops grant programs that provide funding for local, state, and nonprofit organization projects.  Grant projects generally address park, recreation and resources related needs.

  • Since 1964, more than 7,400 parks throughout California have been created or improved through OGALS' administered grant funding.
  • Since 2000, OGALS has administered approximately $3 billion in grant funding throughout California.


OGALS invites you to explore its website by viewing the "Related Pages" to the right.  Visit Funding Opportunities to learn more about the latest program updates, and Statewide Park Program showcased projects.

Contact us if you have questions or need assistance.

OGALS' mission is to address California's diverse recreational, cultural and historical resource needs by developing grant programs, administering funds, offering technical assistance, building partnerships and providing leadership through quality customer service.