The 2023 Tier I & Zoological grant application will open the April 1, 2022. Please refer to the Apply tab for more information.
They are carefully reviewed by our Tier I Advisory Board. The board makes funding recommendations to the County Council. Once the County Council approves the funding recommendations, ZAP staff will invite the recommended organizations to sign contracts. The percentage of funding each organization receives is based on qualifying expenditures. This process takes almost a full year.
2022 Tier II Application Open: Tuesday, March 1
2022 Tier II Application Deadline: Friday, April 29 at 5:00 PM
Applications are carefully reviewed by the Tier II Advisory Board. The board submits funding recommendations to the County Council, which can make adjustments to the funding recommendations.
Once the County Council approves final funding decisions, ZAP Staff will invite the recommended organizations to sign contracts. Each funding cycle takes almost a full year from application submission to final payment disbursement.
Grants are distributed in two payments. The first payment will be received no later than January 2023. The second payment will be received no later than May 2023.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, reasonable accommodations (including auxiliary communicative aids and services or alternate formats) for individuals with disabilities may be provided upon receipt of a request with five working days’ notice.
To expedite accommodation requests and coordination, call (385) 468-7001. TTY/TDD users should call 7-1-1. If you are unable to attend, contact Samantha Mary Thermos.