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The Board of Supervisors is pleased to announce Program Two-Round 2 of the All-Inclusive Playground Grant Program (AIPG). The County established the AIPG to provide grants to local cities, school districts, non-profits and/or other governmental entities interested in bringing all-inclusive playgrounds into their communities within Santa Clara County.
Application due date: Friday, August 30, 2019
County of Santa Clara, Department of Parks and Recreation invites proposals for social science and analysis services to help the department better understand its role in civic engagement and community building in the context of park management.
The Board of Supervisors established the Historic Grant Program (HGP) in 2018 with the purpose of celebrating history in Santa Clara County with a preference for Projects that acknowledge and celebrate untold stories and/or underrepresented/disadvantaged communities.
California State Parks Off-Highway Vehicle Recreation (OHMVR) Division administrates a grant program which has provided significant funding to help operate Santa Clara County's Motorcycle Park.
Plan on going out to Uvas Canyon County Park on a weekend or holiday to go hiking, picnicking or any other day use activity? Prepaid parking reservations are required. Visitors will have to book/reserve a parking spot in advance for a $6 vehicle entry fee on weekends and holidays. The reservation process will be in effect starting TODAY 1.26.19 until June or as long as visitation remains high.

To make a reservation during normal business hours, call 1-408-355-2201. You can also use the online reservation system at any time www.gooutsideandplay.org​.

There will be no day use vehicle passes sold at the kiosk, you will be turned away. There are no additional fees when you make your reservation.
94% of Santa Clara County Parks’ visitors are satisfied with their experience in the parks. Check out our Report to the Community to learn who park users are, what they do at parks and their desires for the future.
Santa Clara County Parks & Recreation Department accepts charitable donations to restore and improve our renowned open spaces. Trees, benches, shade structures and other items make great gifts to both your beneficiary and your favorite park.
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