The Great California ShakeOut
Schools and districts are encouraged to participate in the Great California ShakeOut on October 20, 2016 (drills can be held on another day if necessary). The ShakeOut is designed to provide a sense of urgency about earthquakes and to encourage people, organizations, schools, and communities to get prepared, to practice what to do to be safe, and to learn how to enhance existing plans. Participation in this year's ShakeOut will meet your school or district earthquake drill requirements.
California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program
California State Parks, Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) announces the 2016 California Youth Soccer and Recreation Development Program . This competitive grant program will provide funds for new youth soccer, baseball, softball, and basketball recreation opportunities in heavily populated, low-income urban areas with a high youth crime and unemployment rate. Local agencies, recreation districts, school districts, and community-based organizations are eligible to apply.
Tire Recycling, Cleanup, and Enforcement Grants
CalRecycle's tire grant programs are designed to encourage activities that promote reducing the number of waste tires going to landfills for disposal and eliminating the stockpiling of waste tires. Activities include tire pile cleanup and enforcement, market development and demonstration projects. Revenue for the grants is generated from a tire fee on each new tire sold in California.