March 7, 2019 – NOTICE OF FUNDING AVAILABILITY (NOFA) SAN DIEGO RIVER CONSERVANCY PROPOSITION 68 GRANT PROGRAM

Funding for this grant program is provided by the California Drought, Water, Parks, Climate, Coastal Protection, and Outdoor Access for All Act of 2018 (“Prop 68”) approved by voters on June 2018. This funding furthers the purposes of the Conservancy’s enabling legislation, Division 22.9, which authorizes the Conservancy to undertake projects and award grants.

The San Diego River Conservancy (Conservancy) is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $1 million in funding for its competitive Prop 68 Grant Program. The amount awarded will depend on the quality of the proposals submitted. Work performed under the grant agreement is subject to availability of funds through the State’s normal budget process. Payments under the grant will be made on a reimbursement basis only.

The Conservancy strongly encourages potential applicants to contact its Program Manager, Dustin Harrison, to discuss project ideas in advance and to identify permits needed to secure land tenure or site control for potential project locations. His contact information is above.

All Prop 68 grants funded by the Conservancy must be consistent with the purposes of Chapters 1-13, Sections 80000-80173. https://leginfo.legislature.ca.gov/faces/billTextClient.xhtml?bill_id=201720180SB5

Concept Proposals are due to Dustin Harrison dharrison@sdrc.ca.gov and Julia Richards jrichards@sdrc.ca.gov no later than close of business on May 15, 2019.

For guidelines, additional information, forms and sample documents please visit: http://sdrc.ca.gov/prop68/.

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