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Guidelines/PSP: DWR has released the 2014 Water-Energy Grant Program Final Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package.
New Addendum to 2014 Water-Energy Grant Program Guidelines/Proposal

Schedule & Upcoming Events: DWR released the updated schedule for the Water-Energy Grant Solicitation and will conduct three applicant workshops to address applicant questions and to provide general assistance to applicants in preparing grant proposals.

New Frequently Asked Questions




What is the Water-Energy Grant Program?

The Water-Energy Grant Program provides funds to implement water efficiency programs or projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce water and energy use.

The funding for this program was approved by the Governor on March 1, 2014 through Senate Bill 103, Section 11, which appropriated funds from the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund to the California Department of Water Resources to establish a grant program.

Eligible Applicants: local agencies, joint powers authorities, and nonprofit organizations

Eligible Programs/Projects:

  • Residential Water Efficiency, Commercial Water Efficiency, Institutional Water Efficiency Programs, or
  • Projects that reduce greenhouse gas, reduce water and reduce energy use

Available Funding: $19,000,000