Integrated Regional Water Management Grant Programs

Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) is a collaborative effort to manage all aspects of water resources in a region. IRWM crosses jurisdictional, watershed, and political boundaries; involves multiple agencies, stakeholders, individuals, and groups; and attempts to address the issues and differing perspectives of all the entities involved through mutually beneficial solutions.

Our IRWM grant programs fund:


Current Solicitations

Round 2 Implementation Grant Solicitation

On May 17, 2022, DWR released the final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package for Proposition 1 Round 2 Implementation Grants. Please visit the Implementation Grant Program page for more information and direction on how to comment.  


  • To determine which region you reside in or to find more information on a particular region, view the Water Management Planning Tool, an interactive map application that allows you to overlay numerous Geographic Information Systems (GIS) layers onto a map of California.
  • The Disadvantaged Communities (DAC) Mapping Tool is a web-based application to assist local agencies and other interested parties in evaluating disadvantaged community (DAC) status throughout the State, using the definition provided by Proposition 84 IRWM Guidelines (2015).
  • The Economically Distressed Area (EDA) Mapping Tool is a web-based application to assist local agencies and other interested parties in evaluating Economically Distressed Area (EDA) status throughout the State, using the definition specified under the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1) Economically Distressed Area Instructions.


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CA Grants Portal

CA Grants Portal


The California Grants Portal – your one destination to find all state grant and loan opportunities provided on a first-come or competitive basis. Visit to find funding opportunities for you and your community. 

View DWR's Forecasted Grants

View DWR's Active Grants


Newsletters & Subscriptions

Subscribe to the IRWM Grants mailing list for new solicitations, document releases, upcoming workshops, and other IRWM grant-related announcements.


How to Contact Us

Find general contact information in the directory, or select the button below for IRWM, including regional and grant contacts.

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