Youth Community Access Grant Program

In light of recent developments related to COVID-19, the California Natural Resources Agency, Bonds and Grants Unit has extended the Youth Community Access Grant Program public comment period to April 10, 2020.

The California Natural Resources Agency is pleased to release for public comment its draft guidelines for the Youth Community Access Grant Program.

The Youth Community Access Program will fund small capital projects, program projects, or a combination or capital and program projects that increase youth access to natural and cultural resources.

Draft guidelines can be downloaded here. Public comments and final recommendations will be considered for adoption by the Secretary for Natural Resources.

Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to or by U.S mail to the Youth Community Access Grant Program, California Natural Resources Agency, 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311, Sacramento, CA 95814.

Public Comment Meetings



Wednesday, March 11, 2020

1:00 PM -3:00 PM


Resources Building


1416 Ninth Street

Sacramento, CA 95814


Parking Information:





Wednesday, March 11, 2020

1:00 PM -3:00 PM


Webcast available at:


You will need to download Skype Meeting Web App from link before it allows you to join the meeting.

Alternate option for audio: (916) 573-2034; code: 5393150# 

Alternate option for visual: PDF of Presentation Slides



Thursday, March 12, 2020

10:00 AM -12:00 PM


Columbia Memorial Space Center


12400 Columbia Way, Downey, CA 90242


Parking Available On-Site


For material planning purposes, RSVPs are appreciated. Participants can RSVP HERE (hyperlink or by calling (916) 653-2812 or by emailing