Nonurbanized Area Need Basis Grants

  RZH Nonurbanized Area Need Basis Grants Funded Projects

Eligible Applicants
Cities, counties, districts and federally recognized California Indian tribes in non-urbanized areas


Program Overview

Funds available for Nonurbanized Area Grants: $28,339,000 was available

Eligible Projects:

  • Acquisition of park and recreation lands and facilities
  • Development/rehabilitation of park and recreation lands and facilities
  • Special Major Maintenance of park and recreation lands and facilities
  • Innovative Recreation Programs
    Note: Special Major Maintenance and/or Innovative Recreation Programs may not exceed 30% of grant funds

    Match Requirement: Applicant must provide an amount of non-state funds equal to 30% of grant amount.
Match Calculator for Need Basis Grants:
MS DOC | PDF

Procedural Guide:
PDF | MS DOC

A hard copy can be requested by calling 916-653-7423.

This is a statewide competitive program. These funds are available only to eligible entities located in nonurbanized areas. Jurisdictions that received Block Grants (MS DOCPDF) are not eligible.

Go To: 
Main RZH Page
RZH Block Grants
RZH Urbanized Grants


California State Parks
Office of Grants & Local Services
PO Box 942896
Sacramento, CA 94296-0001

TEL 916-653-7423
FAX 916-653-6511
localservices@parks.ca.gov

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