For Immediate ReleaseJanuary 14, 2016
Measure A funds support partnerships that encourage diversity of visitors
San Rafael, CA – Marin County Parks is embarking on a third year of a grant program designed to foster partnerships with local community organizations that lead to more Marin residents – especially the underserved – visiting and enjoying Marin County’s beautiful parks and open space preserves.
Letters of Inquiry will be accepted through February 26, 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.
Parks and open space preserves across Marin are being cared for like never before thanks to Measure A. A new annual report on Measure A projects and accomplishments is scheduled to be released in early February.
To find out more about the range of benefits this tax measure is bringing to your favorite outdoor places, check out the most recent Marin County Parks annual report at www.marincountyparks.org.
Kevin WrightGovernment and External Affairs CoordinatorMarin County Parks
Marin Civic CenterSuite 260San Rafael, CA 94903(415) 473-2129Email: Kevin WrightMarin County Parks website