For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 18, 2018
Measure A funds ensure residents enjoy their parks
San Rafael, CA – Local community organizations working to make the many benefits of park and open space visitation available to a wider audience are invited to apply for competitive grants totaling $140,000 this year, through a program established by Marin County Parks.
Letters of inquiry will be accepted through February 23, followed by a review and selection period lasting several months. Grants will be awarded in partnership with the Parks and Open Space Commission and announced to the community following approval of grant agreements by the Marin County Board of Supervisors.
This grant program supports:
Grants focus on organizations that provide programs to underserved, high-risk, or vulnerable populations in Marin and promote health, wellness or environmental education in Marin’s communities. Eligible applicants include a town, city, county, 501(c)3 nonprofit, special district, joint powers authority, community group, community-based organization, or emerging or existing coalition.
All qualifying criteria and funding restrictions, along with detailed information about the program and grant decision-making process, are available in the Breathe/Respira Measure A Community Grant Program Overview on the Measure A webpage.
Kevin WrightGovernment Affairs ManagerMarin County Parks
Marin Civic CenterSuite 260San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-2129Email: Kevin WrightMarin County Parks website