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Comprehensive Land Use and Regional Growth Projects

Healthy Works Pass-Through Grant Programs

HHSA

Healthy WorksSANDAG awarded $1 million through four pass-through grant programs to local agencies, tribal governments, community programs, and school districts to promote public health considerations in planning, active transportation, and safe routes to school projects.

These grant programs are funded through two initiatives at SANDAG for the Healthy WorksSM/Communities Putting Prevention to Work (CPPW) program: the Healthy Communities Campaign and Safe Routes to School Implementation.

The Healthy Communities Campaign includes the following two pass-through grant programs:

Healthy Community Planning Grant Program has awarded nine grants, with at least one in each County of San Diego supervisorial district, totaling $496,900. Grant awards range from $14,650 to $75,000 each.
Active Community Transportation Grant Program has awarded three grants of $50,000 each.

Healthy Communities Campaign Grant Recipients

Campo Band of Mission Indians - Campo Tribal Community Park Project
Grant Award Amount: $14,650.00 
Total Project Cost: $22,000.00 
     
City of Chula Vista - Redevelopment Implementation Plan Amendment and Cilantro to Stores Program
Grant Award Amount: $75,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $223,435.00 
     
City of Encinitas - CA General Plan Update, Public Health Element
Grant Award Amount: $62,250.00 
Total Project Cost: $115,550.00 
     
City of Escondido - Escondido Creek Master Plan
Grant Award Amount: $75,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $108,000.00 

La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians - Assessment of Pedestrian-Friendly Paths and Outdoor Learning Environments  
Grant Award Amount: $70,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $140,000.00 

City of La Mesa - La Mesa Live Well Park Master Plan
Grant Award Amount: $75,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $80,000.00 
       
City of San Diego - Urban Agriculture Land Development Code Amendments  
Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $75,000.00 
     
City of Santee - Santee Mast Park Master Plan
Grant Award Amount: $75,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $245,250.00 
         
City of Chula Vista - Seniors, Sidewalks, and the Centennial Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $60,000.00 

City of La Mesa - Safe Routes to Transit Plan: Closing the Last Half Mile  
Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $65,000.00 
     
City of Oceanside - Neighborhood Revitalization Strategy Area Plan Update  
Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $60,000.00

For additional grant program details please see the Healthy Community Campaign Award Summary under the downloads sections below.

The Safe Routes to School Implementation includes the following two pass-through grant programs:

Safe Routes to School Capacity Building and Planning Grant Program has awarded six grants of approximately $50,000 each, for a total of $ $279,283, to support comprehensive safe routes to school planning.

Safe Routes to School Education, Encouragement, and Enforcement Grant Program has awarded six grants of approximately $10,000 each, for a total of $61,520, to fund programs that encourage and educate students, parents, school officials, and other community stakeholders on walking and bicycling to school safely.

Safe Routes to School Implementation Grant Recipients

City of Chula Vista - Students Taking Active Routes to School(STARTS) Program
Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $69,000.00
     
City of La Mesa - 'La Mesa Kids Walk & Roll to School' Safe Routes Program Planning Project  
Grant Award Amount: $47,582.60 
Total Project Cost: $52,803.32
     
City of National City - National City Safe Routes to School Education and Encouragement Initiative  
Grant Award Amount: $30,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $40,000.00

WalkSanDiego - San Ysidro Walks and Wheels to School
Grant Award Amount: $50,850.00 
Total Project Cost: $69,387.00

WalkSanDiego - South San Diego: Let's Move Together
Grant Award Amount: $50,850.00 
Total Project Cost: $68,812.00
     
City of Vista - Vista Safe Routes to School Strategic Plan
Grant Award Amount: $50,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $63,000.00     
          
Chula Vista Elementary School District - The Neighborhood Pace Car Program, Safe Routes to School 
Grant Award Amount: $10,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $15,000.00
     
City of La Mesa - La Mesa and Parkway Middle School Student Engagement Initiative  
Grant Award Amount: $9,650.00 
Total Project Cost: $12,940.00
        
Lemon Grove Elementary School District - Golden Avenue Elementary Safe Routes to School (GAE-SRTS) 
Grant Award Amount: $10,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $15,706.00
     
WalkSanDiego - Lakeside Gets Moving 
Grant Award Amount: $10,890.00 
Total Project Cost: $13,140.00
 
WalkSanDiego - Walk This Way: Pedestrian Training for Elementary School Students   
Grant Award Amount: $10,980.00 
Total Project Cost: $13,860.00
     
City of Oceanside - Oceanside Bicycle Rodeo Program
Grant Award Amount: $10,000.00 
Total Project Cost: $17,860.00

For additional grant program details please see the Safe Routes to School Implementation Award Summary under the downloads sections below.
     
Program Guidelines and Call for Projects

Eligible entities were encouraged to submit qualified proposals for any or all of the four pass-through grant programs by February 15, 2011. SANDAG received 31 qualified applications. On March 25, 2011, the Board of Directors approved 23 grants totaling $1 million through the four pass-through grant programs. For more information, questions, or comments, please contact Vikrant Sood at vso@sandag.org or (619) 699-6940.

Applicant Workshop

SANDAG conducted an informational workshop for prospective applicants on January 13, 2011, from 10 a.m. to noon at SANDAG offices, 401 B Street, Suite 800, San Diego. Applicant participation was strongly encouraged.

Workshop Audio

Pass-through Project Deadline

Under the terms of the CPPW grant, all projects must be completed by March 2012. The proposed grant program timeline below will help meet this requirement

  • Call for Projects Released: Thursday, December 23, 2010
  • Applicant Workshop: 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Thursday, January 13, 2011 in the SANDAG Board Room.
  • Deadline for Submitting Questions: 4 p.m., Friday, January 31, 2011
  • Pre-Submittal Application Review: Monday, January 17, to Friday, February 11, 2011 (by appointment)
  • Application Due Date: 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  • Resolution Due Date: 4 p.m., Tuesday, February 15, 2011
  • Recommendations to the Board of Directors: 9 a.m., March 25, 2011
  • Announcement of Final Awards: Friday, March 25, 2011
  • Grantee Kick-off Meeting: Wednesday, April 6, 2011 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the SANDAG Board Room
  • Draft Final Reports due to SANDAG Project Manager for review, Friday, December 16, 2011 by  5 p.m.
  • Project Completion Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
  • Final reports due to SANDAG Project Manager, Wednesday, February 1, 2012 by 5 p.m.

Project Manager

Vikrant Sood, Senior Regional Planner
Phone: (619) 699-6940, Email: vikrant.sood@sandag.org

For media inquiries, please contact David Hicks at (619) 699-6939 or david.hicks@sandag.org.

Related Resources


Publications

  • Fact Sheet - Healthy Works Phase I [PDF: 510KB]