Grant Fund


The Headwaters Competitive Grant Fund supports projects that benefit Humboldt County’s competitive economic advantage. The Humboldt County Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), known as Prosperity! 2018, outlines six business clusters and four major industries that are targeted for their growth potential. Preference is given to projects that maintain and increase the number of sustainable jobs paying near or above the median income, enhance the quality of life, and promote healthy communities while protecting the natural environment. 

Application Process 

If you have a great idea that could promote business growth or job creation in Humboldt County, consider applying for a grant award through the Humboldt County Headwaters Competitive Grant Fund. 

The Application period for fiscal year 2021-22 has closed. Please see our Mini-Grant page for other funding opportunities.

 For inquiries about future grant rounds, please reach out to staff at