The mission of California State Parks is to provide for the health, inspiration, and education of the people of California by helping to preserve the state’s extraordinary biological diversity, protecting its most valued natural and cultural resources, and creating opportunities for high-quality outdoor recreation.
The Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS) Mission Statement The mission of the Office of Grants and Local Services is to address California’s diverse recreational, cultural, and historicalresource needs by developing grant programs, administering funds, offering technical assistance, building partnerships and providing leadership through quality customer service.
OGALS VISION GOALS
Proactive in meeting California’s park and recreation needs through innovative grant programs and customer service.
Committed to providing quality customer service in every interaction and transaction as honest, knowledgeable, and experienced grant administrators.
Sensitive to local concerns while mindful of prevailing laws, rules and regulations.
Responsive to the needs of applicants, grantees, nonprofit organizations, local governments, and legislative members, who are our partners working to improve the quality of life for all Californians by creating new parks and recreation opportunities.
Habitat Conservation Fund (HCF) Grant Administration The HCF is a local assistance program of the State of California, Department of Parks and Recreation (dpr). Within dpr, OGALS is authorized to administer the program.
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