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CCSD Grants

Updated 2/17/2024

The District selected Mr. Mermin to provide grant writing services. As a senior grant professional with 19 years of experience for nonprofit organizations and government agencies, he is well-equipped to help CCSD identify and qualify appropriate funding opportunities and work closely with our staff to develop competitive grant applications.

Grant TitleMonthAwarding AgencyDepartmentGrant Application AmountGrant Application Local Match AmountLocal Match Source
Land & Water Conservation Fund GrantJune 2023California Department of Parks & RecreationFacilities & Resources$1,200,000.0050/50 matchOn June 1, 2023, General Manager McElhenie submitted the Land and Water Conservation Fund grant application for the Cambria Skatepark Project.  We are happy to announce that the CCSD has been selected as one of the sixteen projects to proceed with post-selection federal requirements to create a new skatepark facility.
CalRecycle SB 1383 Local Assistance Grant ProgramMay 2022CalRecycleFacilities & Resources$20,558$0
CBID Tourism Infrastructure/Beautification GrantJuly 2023Cambria Business Improvement District (CBID)Facilities & Resources$47,500$0; CBID awarded CCSD $47,500.
CBID Tourism Infrastructure/Beautification GrantNovember 2023Cambria/San Simeon Business Improvement District (CBID)Facilities & Resources$4,750$0; CBID meeting will be held on 2/20/2024 to consider the grant application.
The Skatepark Project GrantTony Hawk FoundationFacilities & ResourcesWe are happy to announce that the Cambria Community Services District (CCSD) has been selected as one of the sixteen projects to proceed with post-selection federal requirements to create a new skatepark facility. State Parks evaluated more than 79 LWCF applications totaling $154 million, for the available $35.6 million in the application cycle. Today’s recommended applicants will proceed with post-selection federal requirements prior to the projects being forwarded to NPS for review and federal funding approval.
Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG)February 2023FEMAFire$215,066.28$10,241.25General Fund
OTS Emergency Medical Services GrantJanuary 2023California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS)FireThe grant award is for $42,044.00 for the purchase of a new set of battery-powered jaws-of-life extrication equipment to outfit our second fire engine. There is a $199.39 cost to the Fire Department due to a change in pricing from when the equipment quote was submitted to OTS in January to when we were awarded the grant. The Fire Department has sufficient funds to cover the cost increase within its budget.
Hazard Mitigation Grant ProgramApril 2022FEMA/CAL OESFire$281,328.0028,132.80General Fund
Stuart St Tank Replacement EPA GrantMarch 2022EPAWater$375,000$0
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