Did you know that the Town receives a significant amount of grant funding for services and programs?
The Town actively seeks and applies for grant funding from a variety of sources to fund its capital projects, housing initiatives, equipment, and other programs. Some notable grants from the past few years include:
- The Town will fully fund Phase I of The Parcel project (80 housing units) through the receipt of two grant awards. A $20.6M Infill Infrastructure Grant (IIG) was awarded in 2020 for roads and utilities on the site. In February 2022, the CA Housing Accelerator program provided an additional $38,656,617 that will fund the remainder of Phase I.
- The Police Department was awarded a $344,273 CA Dept. of Justice Tobacco Grant, which will fund a School Resource Officer (SRO) and reduce illegal tobacco sales to minors through retail enforcement for three years.
- The Town was awarded a Beverage Container Recycling Grant by CalRecycle for $247,500. This will help to increase recycling by providing new bear-proof recycling bins and rolling carts throughout Town as well as funding the purchase of a new sort line for Mammoth Disposal’s Buy Back Center.
- The Town was the only small, rural town in California to receive one of T-Mobile’s Hometown Grants for $50,000 for a community dog park.
- The Great Basin Unified Air Pollution Control District (GBUAPCD) Clean Air Projects Program awarded $195,000 to the Town for the purchase of an electric lithium-ion Zamboni for operation at the new Community Recreation Center.
- The Town received $191,400 from the CA Dept. of Transportation’s Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP) to upgrade two pedestrian activated crosswalk beacons (Laurel Mountain and Post Office) and install a third new beacon at Mountain Blvd.