Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DCI) Technical Assistance (TA) Funding
Who is Eligible

Public agencies, nonprofits, public utilities, federally recognized Tribes, State Indian Tribes listed on the Native American Heritage Commission’s Tribal Consultation list, and mutual water companies.

What it Funds

Technical Assistance funding to support the development of projects and programs that address the needs of disadvantaged and underrepresented communities in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Orange Counties. Eligible projects include community capacity building, K-12 initiatives, project development activities, pre-construction activities.

When to Apply

The DCI Technical Advisory Committee will vote on project submissions monthly beginning in October:
1st TA Project Submission date: September 27
2nd TA Project Submission date: November 1
3rd TA Project Submission date: December 6

Available Funds

Total technical assistance funding is $2.9 million. The funding cap per project is $500,000.

Award Size


Level of Effort to Apply


To be determined