This is a request for proposals for the 2021 Nonpoint Source (NPS) Grant Program – Clean Water Act section 319(h). The 2021 Nonpoint Source Grant Program Guidelines (Guidelines) are posted on the NPS Grant Program website (https://www.waterboards.ca.gov/water_issues/programs/nps/319grants.html). The Guidelines describe program preferences, eligibility requirements, application process and instructions, project selection criteria, and the grant award process.
As this request for proposals is competitive, applicants should contact their corresponding Regional Water Board NPS Grant Coordinator (NPS Coordinators) listed in Appendix 6 of the Guidelines. The NPS Coordinators can provide the applicants with a copy of the 2020 Attachment E: Budget Template (Excel) which is a required form for applying in FAAST. The NPS Grant Coordinators can provide applicants with valuable guidance, review and comments on project proposals prior to submission.
Complete proposals are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, December 18, 2020 using the State Water Board’s online Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (Financial Application Tool) system at https://faast.waterboards.ca.gov.
For questions or comments about the Nonpoint Source Grant Program please contact Jodi Pontureri, Division of Water Quality by email at Jodi.Pontureri@waterboards.ca.gov.