Park Partnerships

Park Operation Partnerships

California State Parks is pleased to offer this information for non-profit organizations and public agencies interested in assuming some or all of the functions of a State Park that is slated for closure.

AB 1478 made $10M available to partners through a matching funds program.  At this point the entire $10M has been committed.  Matching Fund agreements in progress will be placed on a wait list for any available funding.

Click on the links below for more information.



AB 1478 Match Program

Match Awarded 10 Million

       AB 1478 Match Status pdf

       AB 1478 Match for Parks Not on the Closure List pdf

       AB 1478 Match through Operating Agreements pdf

       AB 1478 Match through Donor Agreements pdf

       Operating Cost Threshold pdf

       FAQs for AB 1478 Match pdf

       Donor Agreement fillable Forms pdf 

       Operating Agreement fillable Forms pdf 


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