A two-thirds majority of San Mateo County voters approved the Measure K half-cent sales tax extension in 2016 to support essential County services and to maintain or replace critical facilities. This page provides news and information on how local funds are meeting local needs.
Information on Measure K Funding Opportunities
The County of San Mateo directs funds from the Measure K half-cent sales tax to accomplish specific goals. On November 3, 2023, the County released a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) soliciting proposals for the use of Measure K funds with applications due by 5PM on January 5, 2024.
At a public meeting on October 17, 2023 the Board of Supervisors approved the priority funding areas of:
- Children, Families, and Seniors
- Housing and Homelessness
- Emergency Preparedness
The Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) is available on OpenGov and an optional pre-proposal meeting will be held via Zoom on November 10, 2023 at 10AM. Information to access the pre-proposal meeting and instructions for submitting questions and final applications can be accessed through OpenGov. An OpenGov account is required to access the NOFO.
It is anticipated that funding recommendations will be brought to the Board of Supervisors in March 2024 with contracts starting by July 1, 2024. All inquiries must be submitted through the OpenGov platform.
Measure K News
Tim Green, left, with, Michael Lacson, a County Veterans Services Representative. Green credits Lacson with helping connect him with the benefits he earned during active and reserve duty in the Marine Corps. Funds from Measure K support the County's Veterans Services Office.