Restoration Authority Grants

Measure AA Grant Round:

The 2023 RFP period has now closed. The next RFP is expected to be released in July of 2024.

The Community Grants Program, which is open only to community-based organizations in economically disadvantaged communities, will continue to operate on a rolling basis.  

Several other state and federal agencies have higher than average amounts of funding available for San Francisco Bay restoration in the coming year.  A recording of a May 3, 2023 webinar on state and federal funding sources is available here

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The Board will fund projects that qualify as one or more of the following project types:

  1. A habitat project that aims to restore, protect, or enhance tidal wetlands, managed ponds, or natural habitats on the shoreline in the San Francisco Bay Area;
  2. A flood management project that is part of a habitat project;
  3. A public access project that will provide or improve access or recreational amenities that are part of a habitat project.

The Authority is particularly interested in supporting projects that address equity and include benefits to economically disadvantaged communities through meaningful community engagement.

More information on project eligibility, eligible grantees, and prioritization criteria can be found in the Request for Proposals.


Application Materials:

The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority is not currently accepting grant applications. The next RFP is expected to be released in July of 2024.

A recording of the 2023 Measure AA Grants Webinar can be found here (and presentation slides here).

The Restoration Authority Board will make funding decisions at public meetings based on its enabling legislation and the requirements of Measure AA.

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Community Grants Program:

The Community Grants Program provides an alternative application pathway for projects led by community-based organizations in economically disadvantaged communities. More information can be found on the Community Grants Page. 


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