*Applications Accepted on a Continuous Basis* Forest and Watershed Health Grant Program – Sierra Nevada Conservancy
Who is Eligible

Nonprofit, Public Agency, Tribal Government

What it Funds

Projects that create or improve forest conditions that result in a combination of multiple watershed, ecosystem, and community benefits.

When to Apply

Proposals are accepted on a continuous basis and are considered for awards on a quarterly-basis beginning July 2020. The cycle will repeat every quarter with awards expected March 2021, June 2021, September 2021, and December 2021.

Available Funds

$3 million is available for the 2020–2021 and 2021–2022 application cycles.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
Nonpoint Source Pollution (NPS) Control Program – Department of Water Resources
Who is Eligible

Public agencies, nonprofits, federally recognized Native American Tribes, state agencies, public colleges, federal agencies.

What it Funds

Develop and/or implement management measures for nonpoint source pollutants for bodies of water in the Sierras region, which include Blackwood Creek, Carson River, West Fork, Indian Creek Reservoir, Squaw Creek, Tahoe, Middle Truckee River Watershed, and Upper Truckee River (refer to Section E of the program guidelines on pages 32-34).

When to Apply

The most recent application period closed in December 2019. The next funding round has not yet been announced.

Available Funds

$5 million. Individual grants range from $250,000 – $800,000.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness

1 proposal was awarded in the Sierras region in 2019.

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