DWR Proposition-1/Implementation-Grants

DWR has updated the Pre-Application Materials and Workshop Schedules/Deadlines for all Funding Areas. Please visit our website at: https://water.ca.gov/Work-With-Us/Grants-And-Loans/IRWM-Grant-Programs/Proposition-1/Implementation-Grants for the updated schedules. Final Application Deadlines will be posted on a rolling basis as DWR Feedback is provided to applicants. Generally, Final Applications are anticipated to be due 8 weeks following receipt of DWR Feedback, but please be aware these dates are subject to change. Please check the website often for updates.

The IRWM Implementation Grant Program provides funding for implementation projects that meet the intent of Proposition 1, Chapter 7. DWR plans to award grants on a competitive basis in at least two funding rounds.

To apply for grants from this solicitation, project proponents must coordinate through their established IRWM Regional Water Management Group, and the Regional Group must in turn coordinate with other groups within the Proposition 1 IRWM Funding Area.

On April 22, 2019, DWR released the Final Proposition 1 - Round 1 IRWM Implementation Grant Proposal Solicitation Package and Final 2019 Guidelines. Approximately $222 million in grant funding is being made available for implementation projects with approximately $23.6 million being made available for projects that provide benefits to Disadvantaged Communities. The documents below will provide potential grant applicants with an overview of the program and detailed requirements for this solicitation.

  • Final 2019 IRWM Grant Program Guidelines - (PDF) [590 KB]

  • Final Round 1 - Implementation Grant PSP - (PDF) [609 KB]

  • Proposal Summary Form (Excel) - (PDF) [72 KB]

  • Project Information Form (Excel) - (PDF) [83 KB]

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