Proposition 1 – 2014 Water Bond
Proposition 1 Grants
The Conservancy is soliciting concept proposals for the next round Proposition 1 grant program. These grants are available to fund water quality and supply, watershed restoration & habitat enhancement projects. For concept proposal 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.
Applicants must submit a concept proposal no later than 5 pm on July 8, 2016, before being invited to submit a full application. 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: â€œFor 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.â€ Round 2 grant applications are due to the San Diego River Conservancy on September 15, 2016.
Over the next several years, the Conservancy will offer competitive grant rounds tentatively scheduled for the following fiscal years 2016/2017, 2018/2019, 2020/2021.
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.
|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|
Proposition 1 statute
SDRC Proposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines
California Water Action Plan