Drought Resiliency Project Grants

Type: 
Funding
Event Date: 
03/21/2016 11 pm PDT
Organization: 
DOI, Bureau of Reclamation (BOR), WaterSMART
Description: 

Last Deadline 2/14/2017. Unknown for 2018. The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite states, 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 Drought Resiliency Projects that will increase the reliability of water supply; improve exchange of water; and provide benefits for fish, wildlife, and the environment to mitigate impacts caused by drought.This helps to prepare for and address the impacts of drought and climate change.

Category: 
Drought Resiliency, Planning, Infrastructure, Water Management, Drought Mitigation, Natural Resource Management
Funding Amount: 
Funding Group I: Up to $300,000 in Federal funds provided through this FOA will be available for projects that generally should be completed in two years. Funding Group II: Up to $750,000 in Federal funds provided through this FOA will be available for larger projects that may take up to three years to complete. Projects in this group will be funded on an annual basis. Funding for the second and third y ears of the project is contingent upon future appropriations.
Matching Funds: 
Required, see application

Geography:

Eligibility: 
Includes Tribes