San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund – US EPA
Deadline: September 20, 2022 at 9:00 pm PDT.
Who is Eligible

State, local governments, districts and councils; regional water pollution control agencies and entities; State coastal zone management agencies; public and private universities and colleges; and public or private non-government agencies, and nonprofits.

What it Funds

Projects that will improve San Francisco Bay’s wetlands and waters. Projects types include but are not limited to: redesign and replacement of urban infrastructure from “gray to green”, projects which reduce water quality impacts associated with homelessness, reduce trash in bay waters, restoration of watersheds impacted by wildfires, dredged material reuse, shoreline projects that restore habitat, green stormwater infrastructure installation, and projects which reduce nutrient inputs into the San Francisco Bay.

When to Apply

Applications are typically accepted on an annual basis. Proposals for the current funding round are due September 20, 2022 at 9:00 pm PDT.

Available Funds

$24 million in grant funding to protect and restore San Francisco Bay watersheds and wetlands, with awards ranging between $1 million to $3 million. Approximately $5 million in grant funding specifically to expand the SFBWQIF’s focus on building climate resilience in underserved communities, with awards ranging between $200,000 to $1 million.

Award Size


Small to Medium

Level of Effort to Apply

To be determined

Competitiveness

4 projects were awarded in FY 2020.

Measure AA: The San Francisco Bay Clean Water, Pollution Prevention and Habitat Restoration Measure Community Grants Program – San Fransico Bay Restoration Authority
Deadline: Ongoing
Who is Eligible

Community-based organizations in economically disadvantaged communities (EDCs) in the San Francisco Bay Area, excluding the Delta primary zone.

What it Funds

Small scale projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay through pollution reduction, habitat restoration, habitat restoration, flood management, and increased shoreline access.

When to Apply

Applications are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis.

Available Funds

$400,000 is available in the current funding round, with a maximum award of $100,000.

Award Size


Small

Level of Effort to Apply


Low

Competitiveness

The program aims to fund 2 – 3 projects.

Green Infrastructure Grant Program (GIGP) – San Francisco Water Power Sewer
Deadline: October 31, 2022, by 5:00 pm.
Who is Eligible

Property owners, a for-profit or nonprofit entity, an individual, or a governmental entity.

What it Funds

Funding for the design and construction of green stormwater infrastructure on large public and private properties, with the goal of reducing stormwater runoff. Project types can include permeable pavement, bioretention, rainwater harvesting, rain gardens, and vegetated roofs.

When to Apply

Applications for the Fall 2022 Grant Cycle are currently being accepted, with a deadline of Monday, October 31st, 2022, by 5:00 pm.

Available Funds

$10 million is available in the current funding cycle (2022). The maximum award amount is $2 million.

Award Size
Level of Effort to Apply
Competitiveness
To be determined
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