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Proposition 1 IRWM Planning Grants

Planning Grants are designed for IRWM regions to develop or update an IRWM plan to meet the 2016 IRWM Plan Standards. The 2016 IRWM Guidelines contain the IRWM Plan Standards and guidance related to plan content. All of the Proposition 1 Planning Grant funds have been awarded in this 2016 IRWM Planning Grant solicitation and no future solicitations will be released.

Release of 2016 IRWM Planning Grants Final Awards

DWR has awarded approximately $4.2 million to 15 proposals: 13 proposals for updating existing IRWM plans and two proposals for developing new plans. Five million dollars was made available for this solicitation. On September 23, 2016, DWR received 15 grant applications requesting a total of $4.18 million in IRWM grant funds, with total project costs of $6.14 million. On December 1, 2016, DWR released the Draft Funding Recommendations and the Proposal Evaluations for submitted applications. Proposal Evaluations can be found in the table below, and Public Comments submitted on the Draft Funding Recommendations can be found on the Public Comments page. Detailed information regarding the funding recommendations can be found at the following links:


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Project Manager Ted Daum (916) 651-9264