WaterSMART Grants: Water and Energy Efficiency Grants for Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021

Award Amount
$1,500,000.00
Maximum Amount
$1,500,000.00
Assistance Type
Funding Source
Implementing Entity
Where the Opportunity is Offered
All of California
Eligible Applicant
Additional Eligibility Information
Under P.L. 111-11, Section 9502, an eligible applicant is a state, Indian tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority.Applicants must also be located in the Western United States or Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended and supplemented; specifically: Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands. Those not eligible included, but are not limited to, the following entities:Federal Governmental entitiesIndividualsInstitutes of higher education501(c)4 organizations501(3)6 organizations
Contact
Darren Olson
Description

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.

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