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Parks and Water Bond Act of 2018 (Proposition 68)



Programs Appropriated in 2018/19 Budget

(Updated as more information becomes available)

  • Statewide Park Program (SPP) - Round 3:  $254,942,000 to be awarded

  • Per Capita Program:  $185,000,000
    Funds are available for local park rehabilitation, creation, and improvement grants to local governments on a per capita basis.  Grant recipients are encouraged to utilize awards to rehabilitate existing infrastructure and to address deficiencies in neighborhoods lacking access to the outdoors.

    Rollout Schedule:
    • Fall 2018 – Begin determining allocations
    • Spring 2019 - Public Hearings
    • Spring/Summer 2019 – Announce allocations/release final guide

    Information on other Parks and Water Bond Act of 2018 programs will be provided as additional information becomes available.

  • Recreational Infrastructure Revenue Enhancement Grant Program:  $37,000,000
    Upon approval from the Legislature, funds will be made available aimed at improving and enhancing local or regional park infrastructure.  Eligible applicants will be local agencies in which the jurisdiction they serve approved revenue enhancement measures between November 1, 2012 through November 30, 2018.  Grants will be awarded proportionally based on populations served, and a grant recipient shall receive at least $250,000 for the purposes of the revenue enhancement measure.  (Public Resources Code §80066)

    Rollout Schedule:
    • Spring 2019 - Begin to determine eligible applicants and to develop a grant program guide
    • Summer 2019 – Public Hearings
    • Fall/Winter 2019 – Announce eligible applicants/release final guide

  • Regional Park Program

  • Rural Recreation and Tourism Program

  • Community Access Program (CAP)

  (Click the links above to learn more about these programs.)