Funding Opportunity: Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

February 13, 2024

California Ocean Protection Council/Justice Outside; Environmental Justice Small Grants Program

Important Dates: The application opens Monday, March 11, 2024 and closes Friday, April 5, 2024

Award: In total, $1.1 million will be distributed to 25-30 grant recipients

There will be four informational webinars to give interested applicants an opportunity to meet Justice Outside staff, and learn more about the program. Find the webinar schedule and registration here.


About: Justice Outside’s grantmaking along the California Coast will focus on environmental initiatives that support solutions and people on the frontlines, deepen community engagement and collaborative leadership networks, and create systems change through field building among Black, Indigenous, and Communities of Color along the coast. More specifically, this funding seeks to support work that creates positive impacts in advancing coastal and ocean conservation in addition to improving access to the coast for joy and healing.


Apply: The application opens Monday, March 11, 2024. Complete details on how to apply will be released here on or before that date. 

NOTE: If you are interested in applying or have any questions, please contact our Pre-Award Specialists Pia Gabriel at, Kaz Wegmuller at, or Jocelyne Takatsuno at ASAP.

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