FUNDING OPPORTUNITY: 2022 Nonpoint Source (NPS) Grant Program – Clean Water Act section 319(h)

From the State Water Resources Control Board:

This is notification that the Request for Proposals for the 2022 Nonpoint Source (NPS) Grant Program – Clean Water Act section 319(h), originally open from September 24, 2021 through December 17, 2021, is reopen from April 28, 2022 through June 24, 2022.

The Nonpoint Source Grant Program seeks proposals for projects that reduce runoff of pollution to waters of the state, such as agricultural projects that reduce pesticide and nutrient runoff, improvement or decommission of dirt roads to reduce erosion and sediment runoff, streambank stabilization to reduce erosion, marina programs to reduce toxic discharges from anti-fouling paints on boats, and infrastructure improvements for ranching and livestock operations to reduce erosion and runoff of nutrients and pathogens.

The 2022 Nonpoint Source Grant Program Guidelines (Guidelines), posted on the NPS Grant Program website (, describe program preferences, eligibility requirements, application process and instructions, project selection criteria, and the grant award process. Please note one of the minimum eligibility requirements is to consult with the NPS Grant Coordinator in the corresponding Regional Water Board listed in Appendix 7 of the Guidelines.

Complete proposals are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, June 24, 2022 using the State Water Board’s FAAST system at

For questions or comments about the Nonpoint Source Grant Program, please contact Mike Hanks at or (916) 341-5558.

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