The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is soliciting proposals for grant projects that restore, enhance, or protect anadromous salmonid habitat in watersheds of California . This Proposal Solicitation Notice (Solicitation) for the Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) and Forest Land Anadromous Restoration (FLAR) are for projects that lead to process-based restoration, enhancement, or protection of anadromous salmonid habitat . The projects will additionally contribute to the objectives of the California Water Action Plan, State Wildlife Action Plan, and fulfillment of CDFW’s mission. All qualified, eligible entities are encouraged to submit proposals applications.
The Fisheries Habitat Restoration (FHR) Grant Guidelines (Guidelines) provide detailed information on associated laws, regulations and general grant requirements that the Program uses to establish processes, procedures, and criteria for administeri ng the grants programs. However, the information in this Solicitation supersedes any discrepancies among the two documents.
Total funding available under this solicitation is anticipated to be approximately $15 million, dependent upon allocation in the respective Budget Acts. • Approximately $14 million from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund (PCSRF) for FRGP • Approximately $1 million from the Timber Regulation and Forest Restoration Fund for FLAR.
Proposals due by 3:00 p.m., Pacific Daylight Time April 14, 2020