Announcements & Current Projects

Funding Opportunities: 
Dept of Water Resources & CA Dept of Food and Agriculture Joint RFP
 
  • RFP Webinar: April 20, 2017
  • Applications due on grants.gov by May 10, 2017 
 
PG&E: Better Together Resilient Communities Grant Program
  • Eligible projects include research, planning or demonstration projects that better prepare communities for a future with more frequent and extreme wildfires.
  • Applications Due: May 12, 2017 
 
RFPs Due: May 14, 2017 
 
Department of Agriculture - Rural Cooperative Development Grant Program
  • Program provides support to improve the economic condition of rural areas by assisting in the startup, expansion, or operational improvement of rural cooperatives and other business entities.
  • Applications Due: May 26, 2017
 
Applications Due: May 27, 2017 
 
Applications Due: June 30, 2017 
 
 
Trainings & Special Events: 
 
May 1-4: San Luis Obispo
May 17-19: Berkeley
June 7-8: Redding
August 28-30: Sacramento
October 3-5: Bodega Bay
October 24-25: Sacramento
 
CA Special Districts Association Webinar: How to Find, Apply, and Secure Grant Funding
Presenter: Christopher Townsend, Townsend Public Affairs
May 11, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
$65 - CSDA Member; $95 - Non-member
 
May 16-17, 2017
 
  • May 22, 10:00 – 11:00am (in partnership with CalPoly’s Center for Sustainability) Register here
  • May 26, 10:00 – 11:00am (in partnership with Chico State’s Regenerative Agriculture Institute) Register here
  • May 30, 10:00 – 11:00am (in partnership with UC Davis Agriculture Sustainability Institute) Register here 
 
CA Special Districts Association Workshop: Beyond the Basics: Implementing Funding
Presenter: John Bliss, SCI Consulting
May 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. - Sacramento
$225 - CSDA Member; $340 - Non-member 
 
CA Special Districts Association: General Manager Leadership Summit
Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
June 25-27, 2017
Register Here (Early-bird registration ends May 26th) 
 
NACD Summer Conservation Forum and Tour
July 15 – 18, 2017
Altoona, Iowa  
 
Summer 2017 Land Use and Natural Resources Courses from UC Davis Extension
  • Land Use and Environmental Planning in the Era of Climate Change: June 21st - Sacramento
  • Development Agreements, Public-Private Partnerships and Redevelopment 2.0: June 28th - Sacramento
  • Special Status Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern California: July 12th - Sacramento
  • Wetlands Regulation and Mitigation: July 13th - Sacramento
  • Writing for Planners, Engineers and Policymakers: July 28th - Sacramento
  • GIS for Watershed Analysis: Intermediate: Aug. 2nd-3rd - Davis
  • Overview of Environmental Statistics: Aug. 8th - Sacramento
  • Using GIS to Manage, Analyze and Promote Sustainability: Aug. 9th-11th - Davis
  • Planning and Mitigation on Tribal Lands: Aug. 17th - Sacramento