Stormwater

California Hazard Mitigation Grant Program – California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Emergency management agency or similar state office, federally recognized Native American tribes, local governments or communities, and nonprofits.

What it Funds

Hazard mitigation projects including but not limited to projects which mitigate flood and drought conditions, hazard mitigation planning, dry floodproofing of historic residential structures, structural retrofitting of existing buildings, wildfire mitigation, wind retrofit, and other mitigation construction.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Grant awards for mitigation projects are 75% of the cost of the project. Available funding varies by project type.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium

Competitiveness
To be determined
Clean Water State Revolving Fund – California State Water Resources Control Board
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Cities, towns, districts, or other public bodies, nonprofits, federally recognized tribes or state tribes (must have jurisdiction over disposal of sewage, industrial wastes, or other waste).

What it Funds

Construction of publicly-owned treatment facilities such as wastewater treatment, local sewers, sewer interceptors, water reclamation and distribution, stormwater treatment, combined sewers, or landfill leachate treatment. Implementation of nonpoint source pollution in agriculture, forestry, urban areas, marinas, hydromodfication, and wetlands.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis and added quarterly to the Competitive List.

Available Funds

Average $570 million/year. The program has significant financial assets, and is capable of financing projects through grants and loans from less than $1 million to more than $100 million.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

36 out of 109 proposals funded (2018).

Water and Waste Disposal Loan & Grant Program – U.S. Department of Agriculture
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Most state and local governmental entities, nonprofits, and federally recognized Native American tribes all in rural areas and towns with populations of 10,000 or less.

What it Funds

Acquisition, construction, or improvement of drinking water sourcing, treatment, storage, and distribution, sewer, solid waste, and storm water collection, transmission, treatment, disposal, and other activities.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Approximately $33 million in loan funding and $10 million in grant funding was available to California applicants in 2019. Award amounts are determined on tier eligibility based on the median household income of the area to be served.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

Although competitive information is unavailable for this program, the majority of projects that fulfill program requirements receive funding.

Water Recycling Funding Program Construction Funding – State Water Resources Control Board
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Local public agencies, nonprofits, public utilities, federally recognized and California State Native American tribes, and mutual water companies.

What it Funds

Construction cost of recycled water treatment, storage, pump stations, and distribution pipeline systems with the capacity of a project used within 10 years of completion of construction.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Grant awards cover 35% of eligible costs, up to $15 million per project.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness

36 projects funded (2020).

Water Recycling Funding Program Planning Grant – State Water Resources Control Board
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Local public agencies.

What it Funds

Planning studies to determine the feasibility of using recycled water to offset the use of fresh/potable water from state and/or local supplies.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis.

Available Funds

Grant awards cover 50% of eligible costs, up to $75,000 per project.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


High

Competitiveness
To be determined

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