Proposition 1 – 2014 Water Bond
The San Diego River Conservancy (Conservancy) is pleased to announce the availability of approximately $4 million in funding for the Watershed Protection and Restoration 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. Concept Proposals are due to Dustin Harrison firstname.lastname@example.org and Julia Richards email@example.com no later than close of business on January 30, 2018. Applicants are encouraged to consult with the Conservancy prior to submitting a Concept Proposal. (more…)
Proposition 1 Grants
|Conservancy’s Proposition 1 schedule||Concept Proposal Period||Full Application Due||Board review/approval|
|Round 1||August 15 – September 30, 2015||November 16, 2015||November 2015, January 2016, and March 2016|
|Round 2||May 30 – July 8, 2016||September 15, 2016||November 2016, January 2017, and March 2017|
|Round 3||April 2, 2018 – May 11, 2018||July 13, 2018||September 20, 2018|
|Round 4||November 15, 2018 – January 30, 2019||April 2, 2019||TBD|
The Conservancy anticipates soliciting Notice of Funding for the next round Proposition 1 grant program late 2018. These grants are available to fund water quality and supply, watershed restoration & habitat enhancement projects. For concept proposal application form click here.
Eligible applicants include state and local public entities, nonprofit organizations, Indian tribes and mutual water companies. Any project that fulfils one or more of the objectives of Proposition 1 is eligible for consideration.
We strongly encourage applicants to contact the Conservancy for consultation before submitting a concept proposal to address environmental review, permit requirements, jurisdictional approval and requirements of Division 26.7 of the Water Code, Chapter 6, Section 79734 requires that: For restoration and ecosystem protection projects funded pursuant to this chapter, the services of the California Conservation Corps or a local conservation corps certified by the California Conservation Corps shall be used whenever feasible.
Over the next several years, the Conservancy will offer competitive grant rounds.
SDRC Proposition 1 contact and consultation information:
Dustin Harrison, Environmental Scientist firstname.lastname@example.org (619) 525-4094
For a sample of a completed concept proposal, available with the permission of San Diego Canyonlands, click here.
Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Guidelines Update Public Workshops Conducted
Wednesday October 4, 2017 @ 1pm
San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board
2375 Northside Drive, Board Hearing Room
San Diego, CA 92108
Wednesday October 11, 2017 @ 9am
Santee City Hall
10601 Magnolia Avenue, Bldg. 8A
Santee, CA 92071
Submit comments by October 20, 2017 5:00pm
Proposition 1 statute
California Water Action Plan