FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: Bay-Delta Restoration Program: CALFED Water Use Efficiency Grants
From the Bureau of Reclamation:
The Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Region, intends to issue a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA), Bay-Delta Restoration Program: CALFED Water Use Efficiency Grants, for a Grant Agreement(s) pursuant to the authority of Section 9504(a) of the Secure Water Act, Subtitle F of Title IX of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, Public Law 111-11 (42 United States Code 10364).
The objective of this FOA is to invite Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with the Bureau of Reclamation (Reclamation) on projects emphasizing water use efficiency and conservation activities that result in benefits for the California-Bay Delta.
The Bay-Delta Restoration Program: CALFED Water Use Efficiency Grants (Program) will fund feasible urban and agricultural projects that improve ecosystem health, including protection of endangered and threatened species, water supply reliability or water quality of the California Bay-Delta through water use efficiency and conservation that result in quantifiable and sustained water savings or improved water management.
Proposals may include any type of implementation, demonstration, pilot water use efficiency, or conservation projects that have benefits to the California Bay-Delta.
Successful applicants will enter into a financial assistance agreement with Reclamation. Projects that only consist of research or feasibility studies, planning or education will not be funded. Period of Performance is a twenty-four (24) month period from the date of issuance.
BOR-MP-19-F002 was posted on the GRANTS.GOV web site, at www.grants.gov, on or about February 14, 2019.
The date for receipt of proposals is March 18, 2019 and December 2, 2019, no later than 1p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST).
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