Stormwater

Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) for Non-Entitlement Jurisdictions – California Department of Housing and Community Development
Deadline: August 19, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. PDT.
Who is Eligible

Small and rural jurisdictions (city, county, or town), with a population size that is insufficient in order to participate in the HUD’s direct entitlement program.

What it Funds

Projects that develop viable communities by providing decent affordable housing, a suitable living environment, and expanding economic opportunities, low- and moderate-income people, and neighborhoods.

When to Apply

Applications for the Community Development Competitive program, Economic Development projects and programs, and the non-federally recognized tribes’ applications are due August 19, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. PDT.

Available Funds

$30 million is available in the most recent funding cycle.

Award Size


Small, Medium, and Large

Level of Effort to Apply


Medium to High

Competitiveness

Applications are reviewed on a first-come, first-served basis and are not competitively scored. 29 out of 80 projects funded (2018).

Partners for Places Grant Program – The Funders Network
Deadline: September 15, 2022
Who is Eligible

Local governments, nonprofits, water agencies

What it Funds

Support the planning and implementation of sustainable climate action and green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects.

When to Apply

Applications are currently accepted with a deadline of September 15, 2022. Award announcements are anticipated on October 13, 2022.

Available Funds

The maximum grant award is $20,000.

Award Size

To be determined

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

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

An average of $586 million is available on an annual basis. The program has significant financial assets and is capable of financing projects through grants and loans ranging 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).

Lower American River Conservancy Program – Wildlife Conservation Board
Deadline: Ongoing through June 30, 2024
Who is Eligible

Local Public Agencies, Nonprofits.

What it Funds

Projects that focus on improving the quality of water that flows within and into the Lower American River Parkway, the improvement and expansion of public access, recreational areas, and recreational facilities, including trails, and the enhancement of interpretive and educational facilities related to the American River Parkway and its natural, cultural, and historic resources.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted on a continuous basis through June 30, 2024. Applications will be submitted in two phases, a Pre-application, and a Full Application. Applicants should contact WCB staff for a consultation prior to submitting a Pre-application.

Available Funds

Approximately $4.5 million is available.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness
To be determined
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 $20 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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