Grants and Loans

We offer a number of grant and loan programs that support integrated water management activities addressing environmental stewardship, water supply reliability, public safety, and economic stability. Public agencies are eligible for most of our grant and loan programs, but other applicants may also be eligible, depending upon the program. Our latest grant program announcements are found below, followed by additional grant program details. 

Grants and Loans

We offer a number of grant and loan programs that support integrated water management activities addressing environmental stewardship, water supply reliability, public safety, and economic stability. Public agencies are eligible for most of our grant and loan programs, but other applicants may also be eligible, depending upon the program. Our latest grant program announcements are found below, followed by additional grant program details.  

Alphabetical List of Grant Programs

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Open Solicitations

These programs are accepting applications for funding.

  • CalConserve Water Use Efficiency Loan Program: This program offers $10 million in loans to local agencies for specific types of water conservation and water use efficiency projects and programs that seek to achieve urban water use targets. Loans are available on a first-come, first-served basis until funds are exhausted. 

  • Coastal Watershed Flood Risk Reduction Grant Program: This program will implement flood risk reduction projects with fish and wildlife habitat enhancements in coastal watersheds. Up to $24.3 million is available through Proposition 1 (2014).

  • Water Desalination Continuous Application Grant Program : This program offers $600,000 of Proposition 50 funds reverted to the Water Desalination Grant Program and is now available to be awarded to other grant projects.
      


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