Training and Workshops for Potential Proposition 1 Applicants

Below are opportunities for current or potential Proposition 1 Grant Program applicants to learn more about the Proposition 1 Grant Program or topics relevant to successful project development and implementation.

This page is continually updated. If there are no workshops or training highlighted, be sure to check back regularly.


Riparian Restoration Summit – October 17-19, 2017

California Department of Water Resources, Urban Streams Restoration Program, the Riparian Habitat Join Venture, and the University of California, Davis are sponsoring an upcoming summit on riparian restoration and conservation in a changing climate on October 17-19 at UC Davis. View the save the date flyer.


Grant Writing Workshop – November 2-3, 2017

The Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta Conservancy and Grant Writing USA will present a two-day grant writing workshop at the Conservancy’s office in West Sacramento on November 2-3, 2017 (venue is subject to change). This training is applicable to grant seekers across all disciplines, including Proposition 1 Grant applicants. 

Click here for full event details.

In addition to Proposition 1 grant applicants, beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county. and state agencies as well as nonprofits, K-12, colleges, and universities are encouraged to attend.

Multi-enrollment discounts and discounts for Grant Writing USA returning alumni are available.  Tuition payment is not required at the time of enrollment.

Tuition is $455 and includes everything you need for the workshop: two days of instruction, workbook, and access to Grant Writing USA’s Alumni Forum that’s full of tools, helpful discussions, and more than 200 sample grant proposals.  Seating is limited and online reservations are necessary.

More information including learning objectives, class location, graduate testimonials, and online registration is available here.


Proposition 1 Ecosystem Restoration and Water Quality Grant Program Workshop

The Proposition 1 Grant Program Workshop occurred on  June 20, 2017. A recording of the workshop can be found here.

Workshop Presentation


  1. Welcome/Introductions (10 min)
    1. Successful applicant introduction
  2. Grant Program Overview & Changes to 2017-18 Grant Cycle (10 min)
  3. Public comments (10 min)
  4. Application Process Overview and Key Application Components (20 min)
    1. Discussion of performance monitoring and assessment requirements
  5. Successful Applicant Q&A (10 min)
  6. General Q&A (20 min)