Prop. 84 Grant Updates

Central Park TreesUrban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS Grant Programs – Solicitation released

The Strategic Growth Council adopted and released the Final Guidelines for the Urban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS grant programs. Please follow the links to access the guidelines.

They have released the Solicitation Notice and Frequently Asked Questions (below). Applications are due April 30, 2010.

The following public workshops are scheduled to assist in the application process: 

SACRAMENTO – February 24, 2010 (Wednesday), 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Department of Public Health (Building #172), 1500 Capitol Mall, Training Rooms #1 and #2, Sacramento, CA 95814

FRESNO – February 25, 2010 (Thursday), 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Woodward Park Regional Library, Woodward Park Meeting Room, 944 East Perrin Avenue, Fresno, CA 93720

MOUNTAIN VIEW – March 2, 2010 (Tuesday), 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., City of Mountain View Community Center Auditorium (classroom setup), 201 South Rengstorff Avenue, Mountain View, CA 94040

ANAHEIM – March 4, 2010 (Thursday), 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, Anaheim City Hall, Gordon Hoyt Conference Center, Gordon Hoyt Conference Room, 201 South Anaheim Blvd., 2nd Floor, (West Tower), Anaheim, CA 92805

More background information, including copies of the comments received can be found at A summary of the public workshop and a log of the public comments can be found at


Land Use Planning Incentive Guidelines

The Strategic Growth Council released the PROPOSED FINAL Proposition 84 Land Use Guidelines. Please follow the link to access the final proposed guidelines.

Comments will continue to be accepted through the Council’s March 17th meeting when they will consider these guidelines for adoption.

Grant awards are still anticipated to be approved in September. The following are the schedule highlights from the changes, and a more detailed schedule is available online:

• SGC anticipated adoption of guidelines March 17, 2010

• Council approves grant awards September 1, 2010

More background information, including copies of the comments received can be found at Issue papers on the staff recommendations for revisions to the guidelines and other materials from the January 11th meeting are available at

Urban Greening Plans for Sustainable Communities Grant Program FAQs

Urban Greening Projects for Sustainable Communities Grant Program FAQs