Nonpoint Source Pollution (NPS) Control Program – 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 2019.
$5 million. Individual grants range from $250,000 – $800,000.
Santa Ana Watershed Project Authority Disadvantaged Community Involvement (DCI) Technical Assistance (TA) Funding
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.
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.
Call for project submissions closed in December 2019.
Total technical assistance funding is $2.9 million. The funding cap per project is $500,000.