Clean California Local Grant Program – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: May 31, 2023
Public agencies, transit agencies, and federally recognized tribal governments. Non-profits may be subapplicants and are encouraged to partner with eligible applicants.
Projects that beautify and improve local streets and roads, tribal lands, parks, pathways, and transit centers to clean and enhance public spaces.
The call for projects for Cycle 2 was released on February 14, 2023. The application deadline was extended from April 28, 2023, to May 31, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. PDT.
Approximately $296 million was available in Cycle 1, with a maximum award amount of $5 million. The local match component will range from 0% to 50% of the project costs and will be based on the capacity of the community to leverage local capital.
Approximately $100 million is available for Cycle 2.
Recreational Trails Program – California Department of Parks and Recreation
Deadline: June 15, 2023 by 5:00 PM
Cities and counties, districts, state and federal agencies, nonprofits with management responsibilities of public lands.
Recreational trails and trails-related projects.
Applications are typically accepted on an annual basis. Applications for the FY23/24 funding cycle have a deadline of June 15, 2023, before 5:00 PM.
$2.7 million were available in the most recent application cycle. There are no maximum or minimum Grant amounts that can be requested.
To be determined
To be determined
Safe Streets and Roads for All (SS4A) Grant Program – US Department of Transportation
Deadline: July 10, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. EDT
Metropolitan planning organizations; counties, cities, towns, and transit agencies; Tribal governments
Regional, local, and Tribal initiatives through planning and implementation grants to prevent roadway deaths and serious injuries. Examples of eligible projects are safety analysis of the existing conditions, pedestrian safety enhancements and closing network gaps, development of bikeway networks, safe routes to school and public transit services, among others.
Applications have a deadline of Monday, July 10, 2023, by 5:00 p.m. (EDT)
Approximately $1.17 billion is available for FY2023.
Transformative Climate Communities Program Planning Grant – Strategic Growth Council
Deadline: August 1, 2023, by 5:00 pm PST.
Community-based organizations, local governments, California Native American Tribes, nonprofit organizations (including coalitions and associations), philanthropic organizations and foundations, faith-based organizations, community development finance institutions, community development corporations, joint powers authorities, and councils of government.
Planning activities for capacity-building, policies and codes, fiscal analyses and studies and community engagement that directly benefit low-income or disadvantaged communities.
Funding is typically available on an annual basis. To be considered for the Round 5 TCC Planning Grant awards, applicants must complete an Application Initiation Form by July 3, 2023. All applicants who submit the form by the appropriate deadline are eligible to apply and should proceed with the application process without waiting for additional communication from SGC.
Final Applications have a deadline of August 1, 2023, by 5:00 pm PST.
$900,000 is available in Round 5.
Small to Medium
Medium to High
ICARP Regional Resilience Implementation Grant Program – Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
Deadline: September 2023
Local public entities, California Native American tribes, and community-based organizations.
Capacity-building, implementation of state, regional, or local adaptation strategies or planning documents that address climate risk, and other implementing projects that address various climate risks (e.g., drought, extreme heat events, flood, increasing temperatures, sea level rise, and wildfire).
The Round 1 Final Guidelines and Application will be released on June 13, 2023. The application will be open for about 3 months. Those interested in applying can submit the RRGP Intent to Apply Survey to access assistance.
A total of $8.8 million is available in Round 1, with awards ranging between $800,000 and $3 million.
Low to Medium
Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards (RC:H2B) Pilot Program – Construction Capital Grants – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: Late Summer/Early Fall 2023
Local, Regional, or State Transportation Agencies, Joint Powers Authority, and Tribal Governments
Conversion of key underutilized highways in the State into multi-modal corridors to reconnect communities divided by transportation infrastructure.
The next call for applications will be released in Late Spring/Early Summer 2023, with applications due Late Summer/Early Fall 2023. Awardees will be notified in Late 2023/Early 2024.
$111.75 million is available in FY 22/23.
Reconnecting Communities: Highways to Boulevards (RC:H2B) Pilot Program – Planing Grants – California Department of Transportation (Caltrans)
Deadline: Late Summer/Early Fall 2023
Non-profits, community-based or Faith-based Organizations, Coalition or Associations of Non-profits, Local Agencies, Regional Agencies, Joint Powers Authority, Tribal Governments, and Transit Agencies.
Plan for the conversion of key underutilized highways in the State into multi-modal corridors to reconnect communities divided by transportation infrastructure, through community engagement, planning studies, needs assessments, project plans, and cesign cocuments, environmental review, early action implementation plans, the establishment of a community land trust.
The next call for applications will be released in Late Spring/Early Summer 2023, with applications due in Late Summer/Early Fall 2023.
$37.25 million is available in FY 22/23.