Restoration Grants Solicitation Information

Open Solicitations

Proposition 1 Restoration Grant Program

The January 2021 Solicitation has closed. CDFW received a total of 128 proposals seeking a combined $178 million.

Announcements

January 29, 2021 – FAQ, Application Workshop Recording and Presentation Available

link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF) have been posted for the link opens in new window2021 Proposition 1 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF). The FAQ will be updated as questions are submitted to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. For reference, a link opens in new windowMicrosoft Word version of the 2021 Application Template (ZIP) is available.

The link opens in new windowrecording of the January 26 application workshop (YouTube) is now available. Also available is a copy of the link opens in new windowpresentation (PDF) from the application workshop and the link opens in new windowpresentation (PDF) from the December 14, 2020, Public Meeting.

January 11, 2021 – Final 2021 Solicitation Released – Guidelines Updated

The link opens in new window2021 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) is now available. The link opens in new windowProposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines (PDF) have also been updated.

December 2, 2020 - Draft 2021 Proposition 1 Solicitation Released

The link opens in new window2021 Proposition 1 Draft Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) is available for public review. Comments may be submitted to CDFW via email to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. Deadline for public comments is December 18, 2020, by 4:00 p.m.

CDFW will host an online link opens in new windowPublic Meeting (PDF) to discuss the 2021 solicitation and application process on Monday, December 14 at 11:00 a.m.

April 15, 2020 - Questions about COVID-19 Impacts on Grants

In response to questions received with regard to grant projects and programs constrained by the COVID-19 emergency, CDFW has developed a link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (PDF) document. Please review and feel free to submit questions related to COVID-19 impacts on grants to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov.

March 25, 2020 - Second of Two Awards Announced - Prop 1

CDFW today announced link opens in new window$31 Million in Proposition 1 funds have been awarded in response to the 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice. Today's link opens in new windowpress release also includes the $6 Million in Proposition 68 awards announced February 5, 2020.

Additionally, CDFW recognizes the numerous challenges related to COVID-19 our restoration community continues to face. CDFW's Watershed Restoration Grants Branch is continuing its work to support ongoing grant projects and will work to implement newly awarded projects as intended and on schedule. We will work with applicants to incorporate necessary accommodations under these current circumstances.

February 5, 2020 - First of Two Award Announcements - Prop 68

CDFW today awarded $6 Million in Proposition 68 funds in response to the 2020 Proposal Solicitation Notice. Proposals not awarded today are still eligible for Proposition 1 funding, tentatively slated for late March 2020 announcement.

Projects funded through Proposition 68


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