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).


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: .  After viewing the webinar and the Per Capita web page, you may contact your OGALS Project Officer if you have further questions.”

Now – Pass Resolution accepting Per Capita Funds, see the procedural guide for language

Now – Identify project(s), see the procedural guide for project eligibility

Through December 2021 - Submit application package(s) by email to your OGALS Project Officer

June 2022 – Contract must be fully encumbered, signed by OGALS and the Grantee

Through December 2023 – Complete all projects

Through March 2024 – Submit project completion package to your OGALS Project Officer

Per Capita Program Allocations

Per Capita Program Procedural Guide September 2020 thumbnailProcedural Guide for the Per Capita Program - September 2020 


Per Capita Program Forms

Per Capita Program - Frequently Asked Questions (updated 7/2/2020)

Per Capita Match Requirement Calculator

Per Capita 101 slideshow