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

Programs are grouped by the types of projects they have funded.

Alphabetical List of Grant Programs


Open Solicitations

  • 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.  

  • Water Desalination Grant Program: GRanTS open for application preparation for Continuous Application process. March 30: Begin receiving applications for Continuous Application Process.

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