Drinking Water Supply & Quality: Southern California Region
Central and South Coast Proposition 1 Grants – California Coastal Conservancy
Public agencies, nonprofits, Native American Tribes that are either federally recognized or listed on the Native Heritage Commission’s California Tribal Consultation list, and public utilities.
The four priority project types include water sustainability improvements, anadromous fish habitat enhancement, wetland restoration, and urban greening.
The most recent application cycle closed in July 2020.
Approximately $3 million for Central California and $2 million for Southern California (2020). There are no minimum or maximum award amounts though most funded projects are typically between $50,000 and $1,000,000.
To be determined
Nonpoint Source Pollution (NPS) Control Program – California Department of Water Resources
Public agencies, nonprofits, federally recognized Native American Tribes, state agencies, public colleges, federal agencies.
Develop and/or implement management measures for nonpoint source pollutants specific to bodies of water in the Southern California region, which include Calleguas Creek, Santa Clara River, Malibu Creek, McGrath Lake, Ventura River, Alamo River, New River, Imperial Valley Drains, Coachella Valley Storm Channel, Upper, and Lower Newport Bay, Rhine Channel, San Diego Creek Reach 1 and 2, Big Bear Lake and tributaries, San Jacinto River/Canyon Lake, San Mateo Creek Watershed, Shelter Island Yacht Basin, Rainbow Creek Watershed, Santa Margarita River Estuary Watershed, Baby Beach in Dana Point Harbor, Tijuana River Valley, and Loma Alta Slough Watershed (refer to Section E of the program guidelines on pages 30-31 & 34-38).
The most recent application period closed in December, 2020.
$5 million. Individual grants range from $250,000 – $800,000.
Proposition 1 Grants – Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy
Non-profits, public agencies, and tribal governments.
Land acquisition projects that preserve watershed features, watershed restoration or enhancement projects, and infrastructure projects that facilitate water management or develop delivery structures.
Final applications had a deadline of August 2021.
Approximately $1.6 million is available in the current funding round.