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
AB 1478 Match Status
AB 1478 Match for Parks Not on the Closure List
AB 1478 Match through Operating Agreements
AB 1478 Match through Donor Agreements
Operating Cost Threshold
FAQs for AB 1478 Match
Donor Agreement fillable Forms
Operating Agreement fillable Forms
Other Links for Partners
All Visitors Welcome
Access for Visitors with Disabilities
Workshop Location Schedule
Park Partnership Frequently Asked Questions
Park General Plans
2009 California State Parks Accessibility Guidelines
Fees, Attendance and other Statistics
Trail Manager's Toolbox
Partnership Workbook for Operating Agreements - (PDF)
Partnership Workbook for Operating Agreements - (Word DOC)
Proposed Financial Plan Form - (Excel XLS)
District Superintendents Contact Information
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