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Financial Assistance Programs – Grants and Loans

2008 CALFED Watershed Grant Program – Implementing Watershed Plans

The State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board), Division of Financial Assistance is accepting applications (see Invited Back List) for the 2008 CALFED Watershed Grant Program to support implementation of Watershed Management Plan(s). The CALFED Watershed Program (Watershed Program) was established to help achieve the overarching goal of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program: to restore the ecologic health and improve water management and water quality of the Bay-Delta system, by working with the community at a watershed level. The Watershed Program uses a comprehensive, integrated basin-wide approach to help improve natural resource conditions in the Bay-Delta system, emphasizing local participation and government cooperation at all levels.

Funding Information  |  Reference Material  |  Funded Projects  |  Contact Information


New! 2008 CALFED Watershed Grant Program – Implementing Watershed Plans Full Proposal Solicitation Notice
This application round is the second step in a two-step process. Only applications from those on the invite back list posted below will be considered. All eligible applicants requesting funds from the 2008 Watershed Grant Program – Implementing Watershed Plans must submit a completed electronic Full Proposal by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 12, 2008, using the State Water Board’s online FAAST system.

  • Full Proposal Notice
  • Required Attachments:
    • Attachment 1 – Project Description, Map, and Photos - Limit 4 pages
    • Attachment 2 – Scope of Work - Use the Scope of Work Template
    • Attachment 3 – Detailed Budget
    • Attachment 4 – Schedule - See the Full Proposal Solicitation Notice
    • Attachment 5 – Draft or Final Environmental Documents
    • Attachment 6 – Monitoring and Performance Measurement - Use the template
    • Attachment 7 – Letters of Commitment
  • Invite Back List from Concept Proposal Solicitation of the Watershed Grant Program – Implementing Watershed Plans

Concept Proposal

Funding Information

Eligible Applicants: Local public agencies, public agencies, public colleges, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, and federal and state agencies.
Eligible Project Types: Projects that will implement priorities in a Watershed Management Plan(s) that will directly contribute to improved natural resource conditions within the selected watershed(s), as well as the larger Bay- Delta system.
Project Timelines : Encumber Funds by June 30, 2009
Complete Projects by March 1, 2011
Disburse Funds by April 1, 2011
Funding Available: Approximately $3.9 Million
Fund Source: Proposition 50
Loans or Grants: Grant
Applications: No Longer accepting applications

Reference Material

  • None

Funded Projects

Projects have not been awarded funding.

Contact Information

State Water Board

  • Julé Rizzardo (email), Division of Financial Assistance, at (916) 341-5822 ... FAX (916) 341-5707
  • Ruben Mora (email), Division of Water Quality at (916) 341-5387 ... FAX (916) 341-5707

CalFED Bay Delta Program

  • Dan Wermiel (email), Department of Conservation, at (910) 324-9017 ... FAX (916) 327-3430