Prop 64 PH&S Grant Cohort 2

The second round of Proposition 64 Public Health and Safety Grant Projects (Cohort 2) began May 1, 2021 and will provided services and grant activities by the state through April 30, 2024. These projects address an array of local topics including juvenile development and prevention and intervention activities; educational media campaigns for public health risks on the use of cannabis; and compliance and enforcement work. All project components and activities must to be linked to local issues due to the implementation of the Control, Regulate and Tax Adult Use of Marijuana Act (i.e., the legalization of adult recreational use cannabis in California).

Prop 64 PH&S Grant Program Cohort 2 Request for Proposals (RFP)

The RFP provides information necessary to prepare proposals to the BSCC for grant funds available through the Prop 64 PH&S grant.

The BSCC released the Proposition 64 Public Health and Safety (Prop 64 PH&S) Grant Program Cohort 2, Request for Proposals (RFP) on November 20, 2020 with a proposal submittal date of January 29, 2021. The RFP made available $51,788,690 through a competitive process for projects that address local impacts due to the legalization of adult-use recreational cannabis in California.

Prop 64 PH&S Grant Program Cohort 2 RFP – PDF

Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) - PDF


Bidders’ Conference

A Bidders’ Conference was held Thursday, December 10, 2020 to answer technical questions from prospective applicants about the Cohort 2 RFP and provide clarity on RFP instructions.


Prop 64 PH&S Scoring Panel

The Prop 64 PH&S Scoring Panel members met on February 17, 2021 and were trained on the Cohort 2 RFP and RFP Rating Factors and Criteria.

Scoring Panel Roster

  Name Title Organization /Agency
1 Gordon Baranco
BSCC Board Member Board of State and Community Corrections
2 Tanja Heitman* Chief Probation Officer Santa Barbara County
3 Shannan Moon Sheriff Nevada County
4 Hollie Hall* Consultant, PhD. Watershed Resource Specialist
Humboldt, Trinity, and Mendocino Counties
5 Dave Neilsen* Retired, Deputy Director CA Department Alcohol & Drug Programs
6 Amy Irani* Director Environmental Health
Nevada County
7 Jon Heredia Chief Legal Officer
Adjunct Professor of Cannabis Law
Chief Legal Officer Mirage Medicinal
Golden Gate University School of Law
8 Michael Salvador* Police Chief City of Atwater
9 Miamah Reed Youth Services Specialist Sacramento Unified School District

*Original Prop 64 PH&S Executive Steering Committee (ESC) members