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Funding Opportunities for the Sierra Nevada Region

YOU ARE OUR PARTNERS!

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy looks to the organizations, agencies, and local governments in the region to help achieve its vision for the future - that the magnificent Sierra Nevada Region enjoys outstanding environmental, economic and social health with vibrant communities and landscapes sustained for future generations.  This page has some resources that can help you find and obtain funding to achieve these goals.

GRANT WRITING WORKSHOPS

Nonprofit organizations and agencies in the Sierra Nevada region can request a free grant writing workshop for their area. These are intensive, interactive, two-day workshops with a maximum of 15 participants. Contact your SNC Area Representative for more information. Please click here for a list of SNC Area Representatives.

Grant RESEARCH MEMOS

The Sierra Nevada Conservancy Funding Team prepares grant research memos which compile available grant opportunities for particular types of projects.  Research memos are updated annually, but new opportunities can arise between updates. If you have any additional resources to share, please contact the Funding Team.

BIOENERGY FACILITIES FUNDING  - published October 2017

CAPACITY BUILDING AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - updated October 2017

CEQA/NEPA FUNDING FOR RESTORATION PROJECTS - updated August 2017

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION FUNDING - updated August 2017

FUEL REDUCTION ON PUBLIC AND PRIVATE LAND - updated October 2016

GRANTS FOR TRIBES AND TRIBAL ENTITIES - published April 2016

HABITAT PRESERVATION AND RESTORATION FUNDING - updated August 2017

LAND ACQUISITION FUNDING - updated August 2017

PARKS AND TRAILS FUNDING - updated August 2017

RECREATION AND TOURISM DEVELOPMENT FUNDING - updated October 2017

RIPARIAN AND MEADOW RESTORATION - updated February 2017

TRIBAL GRANT MATRIX - published October 2017

Note: A research memo has been compiled for Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) remediation projects, however this funding area is complex and it is best to discuss funding strategies with the SNC Funding Development Coordinator and/or the AML Coordinator. Please check the staff directory and contact either of these individuals to set up a consultation.

MONTHLY FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES NEWSLETTER:

The SNC Funding Team puts out a monthly newsletter with more timely grants and funding information.  You can access the latest newsletter here.  To add yourself to the mailing list, please click here.

SUCCESS STORIES:

Congratulations to local grantees from the most recent National Fish and Wildlife Foundation/Wells Fargo Resilient Communities Grant! Terra Fuego Resource Foundation was awarded $305,000 to improve community resilience by using prescribed fire to reduce fuels and improve habitat around Dunlap, Sequoia National Monument, and Sequoia National Park. California Trout received $207,500 to restore whitebark pine forests within the June Mountain Ski Area, while reducing wildfire threats to the local community and its surrounding watersheds.

MORE INFORMATION AND ASSISTANCE:

Do you have a question about a specific grant or a general funding strategy for your organization?  Individual funding assistance is available to nonprofit organizations, agencies and local governments in the SNC region. Contact your SNC Area Representative for more information. Please click here for a list of SNC Area Representatives.