Grants & Cooperative Agreements Program
2017/2018 GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS PROGRAM
The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR Division) announces its Final Awards for the 2017/2018 Grants and Cooperative Agreements grant cycle.
All funding categories are now final. Upon approval of Projects by the Director of the Department of Parks and Recreation, the OHMVR Division will begin to prepare and execute project agreements. The project agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of each project. No project may proceed until a fully executed project is in place.
2017/2018 Applications Results:
- Operation and Maintenance:
- Restoration (Final Awards)
- Education and Safety (Final Awards)
- Law Enforcement:
Notice of Modifications to Text of Proposed Regulations and Documents Incorporated by Reference
The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division is proposing modifications to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Regulations and Documents Incorporated by Reference.
(Click here to view the Notice of Modifications)
All written comments received by the Department between June 27, 2018 and July 12, 2018, which pertain to the indicated changes, will be reviewed and responded to by OHMVR Division’s staff as part of the compilation of the final rulemaking file. Please limit your comments to the proposed modification to the text as those are the only comments that can be considered. Written comments may be submitted to OHVinfo@parks.ca.gov. The written comment period ends at 5:00 p.m., on July 12, 2018.
(Click here to view the text of the modified Regulations and Documents Incorporated by Reference)
(Click here to view the Updated Information Digest)
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking
The Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division is proposing revisions to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program regulations. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking will be published by the Office of Administrative Law on April 20, 2018.
(Click here to view the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking)
The proposed revisions will be available for public comment April 20, 2018 through June 4, 2018. Any interested person, or his or her authorized representative, may submit written comments to OHVinfo@parks.ca.gov relative to the proposed rulemaking to the OHMVR Division.
Additionally, the Department has scheduled two public hearings on the proposed rulemaking. The first hearing will be held in Bakersfield on June 5th, 2018.
The meeting will commence at 3:00 p.m.
The location of the first hearing is:
Kern County Public Services Building
2700 M Street
The second public hearing on the proposed rulemaking will be held in Sacramento on June 7th, 2018. The meeting will commence at 3:00pm.
The location of the second hearing is:
Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division Headquarters
1725 23rd Street, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95816
Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Overview
The Grants Program supports the planning, acquisition, development, maintenance, administration, operation, enforcement, restoration, and conservation of trails, trailheads, areas, and other facilities associated with the use of off-highway motor vehicles, and programs involving off-highway motor vehicle safety or education.
The 2017/18 Grants and Cooperative Agreement Program
The public review and comment period for the 2017/18 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program ended on April 2, 2018.
Public comments made to applicants may be viewed on the Division Website by clicking on the “Public Comments to Preliminary Applications” currently on the Grants webpage. Additionally, the public will be able to view the OHMVR Division comments to applicants by clicking on “Division Comments to Preliminary Applications” once they become available on the Grants webpage. The OHMVR Division comments will be available for viewing the week of April 16, 2018.
During the next phase of the grants cycle, applicants will finalize their application taking into consideration comments made to them by the public and the OHMVR Division.
- Application final filing date – May 7, 2018.
- Intent to Award will be posted on the Division Website – Monday, June 4, 2018.
- Appeal period – Thirty (30) calendar days from the Intent to Award posting on the Division Website.
2017/2018 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Workshops
- Law Enforcement
- Program Overview
- Grant Administration
- Habitat Management Plan
- Soils Compliance
- Tips for a better application
2017/2018 Grants Cycle - Important Dates
|January 8-12, 2018||Grants Program Workshops|
|Monday, January 8, 2018||Grant application process begins. Application materials are available on the OHMVR Division's website.|
|Monday, March 5, 2018||Preliminary applications are due by 5:00 p.m.|
|Tuesday, March 6, 2018 to
Monday, April 2, 2018
|Public review and comment period.|
|Monday, May 7, 2018||Final applications are due.|
|May 2018||OHMVR Division review of final applications.|
|Monday, June 4, 2018||Application Results / Intent to Award posted on the OHMVR Division's website.|
|Tuesday, June 5, 2018 to
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
|Thirty (30) calendar day appeal period.|
|Thursday, July 5, 2018||Final awards posted on the OHMVR Division's website upon resolution of any appeals.|