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

Resources

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.  

  • Prop 1 – Round 1 Implementation Grant Program: This program is offering approx. $222 million in grant funding to be made available for implementation projects with approximately $23.6 million being made available for projects that provide benefits to Disadvantaged Communities. For more information on this solicitation and the requirements to be able to apply please visit the program page.

  • San Joaquin Fish Population and Enhancement Program: This program is offering $39 M to fund projects that enhance native fish populations and reduce their vulnerability to water diversions at all life stages within or upstream of the Delta in the Lower San Joaquin River Watershed. A major objective of the SJFPEP is to improve conditions for survival of all life stages of salmonids and other native fishes within this region. For more information on eligibility and funding priorities please visit the program webpage.

  • Prop 68 Sustainable Groundwater Management – Round 3 Planning Grant Program: This program is offering approximately $47 million in grant funding to be made available for sustainable groundwater planning projects through a competitive grant solicitation process. Projects may include activities associated with the development or implementation of Groundwater Sustainability Plans (GSPs). Please visit the program webpage for more information about this solicitation and application eligibility requirements.

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