Deadline: September 30, 2020
This Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) covers two application submittal periods: Proposals received before October 3, 2019, 4:00 p.m. Mountain Daylight Time (MDT), will be considered for FY 2020 funding, contingent on appropriations. Proposals received after October 3, 2019 4:00 p.m. MDT and before September 30, 2020, 4:00 p.m. MDT, will be considered for FY 2021 funding, contingent on appropriations.
Amount: Up to $1.5 million
Eligibility: States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts or other organizations with water or power delivery authority.
The objective of this FOA is to invite states, 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 Reclamation on projects that seek to conserve and use water more efficiently; increase the production of hydropower; mitigate conflict risk in areas at a high risk of future water conflict; enable farmers to make additional on-farm improvements in the future, including improvements that may be eligible for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) funding; and accomplish other benefits that contribute to water supply reliability in the western United States.