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April 6, 2017 - Delta Workshop Materials Available
Thank you all who attended the April 6 Delta workshop.link opens in new windowCDFW's Presentation (PDF) and the link opens in new windowDelta Conservancy's Presentation (PDF) are available for review.

March 17, 2017 - Delta Focused Grant Workshop Planned
CDFW, along with the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy, will host a workshop April 6, 2017, at 2:00 PM, to discuss respective their Proposition 1 funded grant programs with a focus on the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta. See& link opens in new windowFlyer (PDF) for details.

March 2, 2017 - Southern California Workshop Materials Available
CDFW, along with the Coastal Conservancy, Wildlife Conservation Board, Coachella Valley Mountains Conservancy, Baldwin Hills Conservancy, and the Natural Resources Agency conducted four workshops throughout Southern California last week to discuss their respective Proposition 1 funded grant programs. The materials presented at each workshop are available below.

December 20, 2016-FY 2016-17 Awards Announced

link opens in new windowCDFW awards $40 Million to 44 projects.

December 2, 2016 - Awards for Fiscal Year 2016-17 will be announced mid-December, 2016
Originally anticipated for November 2016, the awards for the FY 2016-17 Solicitation are now scheduled for the week of December 12, 2016.

October 4, 2016 - Additional Awards Announced for FY 2015-16 Grant Cycle
link opens in new windowCDFW announced the award of $9.4 Million to fund additional ecosystem and watershed restoration projects through its Fiscal Year 2015-16 Watershed Restoration Grant Program cycle. These awards were made following an augmentation of Proposition 1 funding for Fiscal Years 2015-16 and 2016-17.

June 16 2016 - FAQ Updated!
The link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ (PDF) has been updated with new questions and answers. Please consult this document before submitting a question. As a reminder, proposals for the FY 2016-17 Solicitation are due June 24, 2016, at 4:00 p.m.

June 6, 2016 - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Solicitation added
A link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF) document is now available for the FY 2016-17 Proposal Solicitation Notice. Applicants seeking clarification should first check the FAQ to see if their question has been addressed. The FAQ will be updated as new questions are received so please check back.

May 19, 2016 - Application Form and Instructions Available in Rich Text Format
Appendix A: Proposal Application Form and Instructions (RTF) is available for applicants to use in developing applications offline prior to submitting. Please note, the final proposal must be submitted online using the link opens in new windowFAAST system; applications will not be accepted via the rich text format version.

May 18, 2016 - Application Workshop Recording and Presentation Available
The link opens in new windowrecording (YouTube) of the May 16, 2016 Application Workshop is available. The link opens in new windowpresentation (PDF) is also available. CDFW will host an link opens in new windowadditional workshop (PDF) Monday, June 6, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. PDT.

May 12, 2016 - Application Workshop Details Available
CDFW is hosting two online link opens in new tab or windowApplication Workshops (PDF) to assist applicants in the process of accessing the online application and ensuring the submittal of complete proposals. The two workshops are identical in content and are not required.

Workshop dates:
Monday, May 16, 2016, at 10:00 a.m.
Monday, June 6, 2016, at 1:00 p.m.

April 12, 2016 - Public Meeting Recording and Presentation Available
The link opens in new windowApril 7 Public Meeting Recording is now available. Also available is the link opens in new windowPowerPoint Presentation (PDF). As a reminder, comments on the link opens in new windowFY 2016-17 Draft Solicitation (PDF) are due April 14, 2016 and can be emailed to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov.

April 1, 2016 - Reminder: Public Meeting on Draft Solicitation Scheduled for April 7, 2016.
CDFW will host a link opens in new tab or windowpublic meeting to discuss its Draft Fiscal Year 2016-17 link opens in new tab or windowProposal Solicitation Notice for the Proposition 1 Restoration 1 Grant Programs. The public is invited to attend and provide comments and questions on the draft solicitation. Details as follows:

When: Thursday, April 7, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. to noon
Where: Natural Resources Building, First Floor Auditorium, 1416 9th Street, Sacramento, Ca, 95814
Remote: Access: Available via phone or computer using AT&T Connect. See link opens in new tab or windowmeeting announcement (PDF) for details and instructions.

March 14, 2016 - Draft Fiscal Year (FY) 2016-17 Solicitation Released
CDFW Releases link opens in new tab or windowDraft FY 2016-17 Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) for Public Review. CDFW has also scheduled a Public Meeting to discuss the Draft Solicitation: link opens in new tab or windowMeeting Details and Agenda (PDF).

January 13, 2016 - Awards Announced
CDFW Announces Awards for Proposition 1 Restoration Grant Programs. See link opens in new tab or windowpress release for details and list of awardees.

Updated September 23, 2015
The Fiscal Year (FY) 2015-2016 solicitation is closed; 190 proposals were submitted, seeking more than $200 million in funding. The FY 2016-2017 solicitation will be available in 2016.

Updated August 28, 2015
Thelink opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF) has been updated with recent questions about the current link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF).

Updated August 19, 2015
A link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF) has been added to address questions submitted in response to the link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF).

Updated August 17, 2015
For those who were unable to attend the August 12, 2015 training seminar for the link opens in new windowFAAST system, a link opens in new windowrecorded copy of the online training is now available.

Updated August 6, 2015
CDFW Now Accepting Proposals for Proposition 1 Restoration Grant Programs link opens in new window[Press Release]

Updated August 5, 2015 - Proposal Solicitation Notice Released
The final Proposition 1 link opens in new windowProposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) for Fiscal Year 2015-2016 has been released - CDFW is now accepting proposals for restoration projects under the Proposition 1 Restoration Grant Programs.

Updated July 30, 2015
CDFW has updated its link opens in new windowFrequently Asked Questions (FAQ) (PDF) to address questions submitted regarding the Draft Proposition 1 solicitation.

Updated July 2, 2015
CDFW has posted the link opens in new windowPresentation from the Draft Solicitation Public Meeting (PDF).

June 10, 2015
CDFW's link opens in new windowDraft Proposal Solicitation Notice (PDF) for the Fiscal Year 2015-2016 is now available for public review and comment. Comments may be submitted by email to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. CDFW will host a public meeting June 26, 2015, to present the solicitation and gather public input and comments -- link opens in new windowMeeting Details and Agenda (PDF).

CDFW has also finalized its link opens in new windowProposition 1 Grant Program Guidelines (PDF).

Public Meetings to Present Grant Programs and Draft Guidelines

April 10, 2015
CDFW has compiled all written link opens in new windowPublic Comments (PDF) received in response to its draft guidelines. Draft Guidelines link opens in new windowPublic Meeting Presentation (PDF) is also available.

March 24, 2015
CDFW will hold three public meetings, in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Board, to present their new grant programs established by Proposition 1 and gather public input and comments.

CDFW's link opens in new windowDraft Guidelines for its Proposition 1 grant programs (PDF) is available for public review and comment. Public comments may emailed toWatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. Comments will be accepted through April 9, 2015.

April 10, 2015
CDFW has compiled all written link opens in new windowPublic Comments (PDF) received in response to its draft guidelines. Draft Guidelines link opens in new windowPublic Meeting Presentation (PDF) is also available.

March 24, 2015
CDFW will hold three public meetings, in conjunction with the Wildlife Conservation Board, to present their new grant programs established by Proposition 1 and gather public input and comments.

CDFW's link opens in new windowDraft Guidelines for its Proposition 1 grant programs (PDF) is available for public review and comment. Public comments may emailed to WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov. Comments will be accepted through April 9, 2015.



Watershed Restoration Grants Branch
1416 Ninth Street, 12th Floor, Sacramento, CA 95814
WatershedGrants@wildlife.ca.gov