Category/Topic
Environment
State or Federal?
State
Summary
The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is seeking grant proposals for projects that will restore or enhance wetlands and result in a net reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and provide important co-benefits. All eligible projects must include implementation actions that restore or enhance coastal tidal wetlands, Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta wetlands, mountain meadows, or seasonal inland wetlands. Projects must provide quantifiable GHG benefits and co-benefits that include monitoring and assessment activities to document GHG benefits and co-benefits achieved through project implementation. Project areas: Coastal Tidal Wetlands (includes parts of LA County), Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Wetlands, Mountain Meadows, and Seasonal Inland Wetlands.

Applicants may request funding for both Planning and Implementation Phases of a project. The Planning Phase includes completing CEQA/NEPA compliance, environmental permitting, and developing engineering design plans to at least 65%. Final Application Proposals for Implementation Only projects must include 65% plans and an accompanying basis of design (BOD) report.
Eligible Entities
Local Public Agencies, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations
Most Recent/Current Due Date
Aug 13, 2019
Due Date Notes
Pre-Application Proposal Deadline: August 13, 2019 due before 4:00 PM, PDT
Final Application Proposal Deadline: October 15, 2019 due before 4:00 PM, PDT
Most Recent RFP Release Date
Jun 25, 2019
Max Award
$12,750,000
Total Possible Multi-Year Award
$12,750,000
Match Required?
Yes
Match Notes
Cost Sharing receives a maximum score of 5 and a weighting factor of 1 as a part of Technical Review Criteria.
Funder
California Department of Fish & Wildlife and California Climate Investments
Total Amount Available for All Grants
$12,750,000
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