Proposition 1 – 2014 Water Bond

Proposition 1 Grants

Grant Application Form

SDRC Proposition 1 Guidelines Update for Public Input

SDRC Proposition 1 Guidelines Update with redlines (shows changes)

SDRC’s Proposition 1 Guidelines Update Public Workshops

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

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 (619) 525-4094

For a sample of a completed concept proposal, available with the permission of San Diego Canyonlands, click here.

SDRC’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 October 15, 2018 – November 30, 2018 February 22, 2019 TBD

Reference documents:

Proposition 1 statute

California Water Action Plan