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Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Overview

The Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program (Grants Program) provides for well managed off-highway vehicle recreation in the State of California by providing financial assistance to cities, counties, districts, federal agencies, state agencies, educational institutions, federally recognized Native American Tribes, and nonprofit entities.

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.

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The OHMVR Division has proposed revisions to the Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Regulations. The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking will be published by the Office of Administrative Law on June 19, 2015.

      Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

The proposed revisions will be available for public comment June 19, 2015 through August 3, 2015. Any interested person, or his or her authorized representative, may submit written comments relative to the proposed rulemaking to the OHMVR Division at

      Text of the Proposed Regulations
      Initial Statement of Reasons

Additionally, the Division has scheduled two public hearings on the proposed rulemaking:

 August 4, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - Sacramento, California at OHMVR Division Headquarters:
        1725 23rd Street, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95816

 August 6, 2015, 3:00 p.m. - Bakersfield, California at Kern County Public Services Building:
         2700 M Street, Bakersfield, CA 93301


2014/2015 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program - Intent to Award

The California Department of Parks and Recreation, Off-Highway Motor Vehicle Recreation Division (OHMVR Division) announces its Intent to Award for the 2014/2015 Grants and Cooperative Agreements grant cycle.
This Notice of Intent to Award is subject to execution of a project agreement. This notice does NOT constitute the formation of a contract between the OHVMR Division and the apparent successful applicant. 

Applicants have the right to appeal the Intent to Award within 30 calendar days from the posting of this notice. The grounds for an appeal and process to appeal are contained in Section 4970.17 of the 2008 Grants and Cooperative Agreements Program Regulations (Rev. 1/14).

The Intent to Award is based on the Governor's 2015/16 proposed budget and any allocations remaining from the previous grant cycle.  Any changes to the Governor's proposed budget may necessitate the revision of the beginning balance accordingly. [Posted 6/1/15]

Application Results

Division Factual Findings [posted 6/15/15]

 Operation and Maintenance
         Ground Operations
 Education and Safety
 Law Enforcement
         United States Forest Service
         Bureau of Land Management