Financial Assistance Programs - Grants and Loans
Pesticide Research and Investigation of Source and Mitigation (PRISM) Grant Program
On March 7, 2000, voters approved Proposition 13, the Safe Drinking Water, Clean Water, Watershed Protection and Flood Protection Bond Act. The PRISM Grant Program, authorized by Section 79117 of the Water Code, provides a total of $10 million for funding competitive grants. These funds are made available as follows:
(1) Two million dollars ($2,000,000) for research and source identification.
(2) Eight million dollars ($8,000,000) for mitigation measures to protect water quality from potential adverse effects of pesticides.
PRISM grants can be used to fund urban pesticide pollution projects, work related to the regulation of aquatic pesticide use and agricultural wastewater discharges, and other pesticide pollution projects related to water quality.
|Eligible Applicants:||Local Public Agencies or Nonprofit Organizations with members directly benefiting from the project|
|Eligible Project Types:||PRISM grants can be used to fund urban pesticide pollution projects, work related to the regulation of aquatic pesticide use and agricultural wastewater discharges, and other pesticide pollution projects related to water quality.|
|Fund Source:||Proposition 13|
|Loans or Grants:||Grants|
|Applications:||No longer accepting applications|
Contact InformationWendy Westerman Email: email@example.com
Grants and Contracts Administration
- Pesticide Research and Investigation of Source, and Mitigation Grant Program (PRISM) Notice of Release
- Waterboards Resolution 2003-0053
- Staff Report
- Request for Proposal Page
(Page last updated 6/14/18)
Water is a precious resource in California, and maintaining its quality is of utmost importance to safeguard the health of the public and the environment.