Block Grants

Match Eliminated for Block Grant Program.  The matching requirement for the 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Block Grant Program has been eliminated with the passage of AB 1747 (Chapter 240, Statutes of 2003).  The matching requirement for all Park Bond Act of 2000 RZH programs and the competitive 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Urban and Non Urban Programs still applies. 

Revised Guidelines Available:
  Due to the elimination of the match requirement, the Procedural Guide for the 2002 Resources Bond Act RZH Block Grant Program has been revised.

Revised RZH Block Grant Procedural Guide:


Funds Available
Funds available for Block Grants: $154,961,000.
Funds for this program were budgeted effective July 1, 2003

The Block Grant funds are allocated to eligible cities, counties, and districts based on population and location within urbanized and heavily urbanized areas.

Link to Allocations for RZH Block Grants under the 2002 Resources Bond:
PDF Allocations   Word Allocations

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

Go to:
 Main RZH Page
 RZH Nonurbanized 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

Staff Contacts

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