State or Federal?
Projects must be consistent with the purposes of Proposition 1 or Proposition 68 to be eligible for funding by either program. Proposals must address at least one of the following priorities:

Watershed Restoration Grant Program
• Large-scale wildfire recovery response and prevention
• Manage headwaters for multiple benefits
• Protect and restore mountain meadow ecosystems
• Protect and restore anadromous and other non-game native fish habitat
• Protect and restore coastal wetland ecosystems
• Protect and restore cross-border urban creeks and watersheds

Delta Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program
• Improve water quality
• Improve habitats in the Delta
• Planning for multi-benefit restoration through regional partnerships
• Scientific studies to support implementation of the Delta Science Plan and the 2017-2021 Science Action Agenda

Rivers and Streams Restoration Grant Program
• Restore rivers and streams in support of fisheries and wildlife
• Reconnect rivers with their floodplains
• Restore riparian and side-channel habitat
• Restore and protect upper watershed forests and meadows
*Funds available pursuant to this section shall not be expended to pay the costs of the design, construction, operation, mitigation, or maintenance of Delta conveyance facilities (PRC §80132[d] and CWC §79738[f]).
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations, State Government
Eligibility Notes
Public Utilities and mutual water companies can apply for Proposition 1 grants.
Federal Agencies can apply for Proposition 68 grants.
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Nov 20, 2019
Due Date Notes
by 4:00 PM, Pacific Daylight Time
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Oct 01, 2019
Max Award
Match Required?
Match Notes
Worth 5 points of 100 points
California Department of Fish and Wildlife
Total Amount Available for All Grants
Competition Notes
There is no maximum or minimum grant amount that can be requested by an applicant. There is approximately $37 million available under this Solicitation for the grant programs.

Under this Solicitation, approximately $37 million is anticipated for award:
• $24 million for the Proposition 1 Watershed Restoration Grant Program
• $7 million for the Proposition 1 Delta Water Quality and Ecosystem Restoration Grant Program
• $6 million for Proposition 68 Rivers and Streams Restoration Grants
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