Coastal Management Beach & Waterfront Access Program Beach & Waterfront Access DCM awards matching grants to local governments for projects to improve public access to the state's beaches and waterways. Projects from small, local access areas to regional access sites with parking lots, bathrooms or picnic areas. Learn More About the Access Program Public Access Grants Apply for Public Beach and Waterfront Access Grant funds. Find Access Sites Interactive map of public beach and waterfront access sites. Access Program Contacts Questions about the access program? Contact the district planner in your area.