Per Capita Program
Parks and Water Bond Act of 2018 (Proposition 68)
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.
Urban County Per Capita: $13,875,000
These funds will be are available for Per Capita grants to cities and districts in urbanized counties (a county with a population of 500,000 or more) providing park and recreation services within jurisdictions of 200,000 or less in population. An entity eligible to receive funds under this subdivision shall also be eligible to receive funds available under the General Per Capita Program (PRC §80061(b).
Per Capita Program Allocations
Procedural Guide for the Per Capita Program
Per Capita Program Forms
Is Match Required? Per Capita Match Requirement Determination Webpage
Per Capita Required Funding Sign Guidelines and Logo
Per Capita Program - Frequently Asked Questions (updated 7/2/2020)
Per Capita Workshop Video
“Mandatory Per Capita workshops were held via webinar in the summer of 2020. If a representative from your agency did not attend, you may view the webinar here: Per Capita Workshop on YouTube. The video is divided into sections under “show more” on YouTube. After viewing the webinar and the Per Capita Procedural Guide, you may contact your OGALS Project Officer if you have further questions.”
Pass a Resolution to accept Per Capita Funds, see procedural guide for language
Identify project(s) for funding, see the procedural guide for project eligibility.
Email Application Packet(s) to your OGALS Project Officer – Deadline: December 31, 2021
Sign and Encumber Per Capita Contracts – Deadline: June 1, 2022
Complete All Per Capita Projects – Recommended Deadline: December 31, 2023
Submit Project Completion Package(s) to OGALS Project Officer – Recommended Deadline: March 31, 2024