The American River Parkway Foundation is pleased to announce the first round of funding for the newly established Teichert-Parkway Fund is now open.
A. Teichert & Son (Teichert), headquartered along the north levee of the American River, has elected to provide sustained funding for a Grants Program to enhance the American River Parkway habitat and user experience. In partnership with Sacramento County Regional Parks, and administered by the American River Parkway Foundation, grant funding will occur annually.
The funding available through generous donations from Teichert through their gravel mining operations is being made available through a competitive grant process the details of which are below.
The average grant will be between $15,000-$20,000, while smaller and larger amounts will be considered.
Application Process. Those interested in submitting a grant proposal should first submit a Letter of Inquiry (LOI) form. The LOI should include the following information:
- Name, Organization and contact information.
- Purpose and need for funding.
- Amount of funds requested.
- Evaluation of the proposed project.
- Duration of the proposed project.
- Outline budget.
The LOI should not be longer than two typed pages, with an additional page for the budget.
Before submitting your LOI, please read the American River Parkway Foundation Grant Application Guidelines to determine if funding requirements can be met.
Timeline. The 2021 grant application period begins April 1st, and LOI are due no later than May 15th. After review, those projects selected will be invited to complete a full grant application which must be submitted no later June 30th to be eligible for consideration.
Funding will be distributed to successful applicants during November 2021.
Applications may be submitted online by selecting the button below, or via mail.
American River Parkway Foundation
5700 Arden Way
Carmichael, CA 95608
The LOI forms and Grant Application Guidelines may be seen by selecting the button below.