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:
- 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;
- A flood management project that is part of a habitat project;
- 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.
The San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority is not currently accepting grant applications. The next RFP is expected to be released in July of 2024.
- Request for Proposals
- Full Grant Application Packet:
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.
- Grant Round FAQs
- Recording of the May 3, 2023 Funding Forum with NOAA, EPA, and the State Coastal Conservancy
- The typical process of receiving our grants, linked on our Resources for Grantees page
- How to Get Your Project Added to the SFBJV Project List
- Economically Disadvantaged Communities
- Guidance on identifying Economically Disadvantaged Communities
- Map identifying communities with an income less than 80% of Area Median Income, at the Census Tract and Block Group levels