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

Per Capita Program Procedural Guide September 2020 thumbnailProcedural 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, 2026

Sign and Encumber Per Capita Contracts – Deadline: March 31, 2025

Complete All Per Capita Projects – Recommended Deadline: December 31, 2027

Submit Project Completion Package(s) to OGALS Project Officer – Recommended Deadline: March 31, 2028