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Watershed Program
Dept. of Water Resources
901 P Street, 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA 95814

Mailing Address:
P. O. Box 942836
Sacramento, CA
94236-0001


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2007 Proposal Solicitation Process


The Department of Water Resources and its Division of Planning and Local Assistance (DPLA) is pleased to announce the selection of the 2007 Watershed Proposal Soliciation (PSP) Grant Awards. This culminates a process that began in February and involved dozens of professionals from state, federal and local governments, as well as private organizations that helped us read, review and narrow the field from 95 proposals to the final list of 27.

On February 13, 2007, DWR released the CALFED Watershed PSP, beginning Phase 1, of a two-phase process. In Phase 1, applicants submitted concept proposals. On June 1st, 2007, successful Phase 1 applicants submitted a Phase 2 Full Proposal.


2007 CALFED Watershed Program Proposal Solicitation Package
2007 PSP - Phase I: Concept Proposals

The 2007 CALFED PSP Concept Proposal Phase has been completed. Concept application reviews are complete and selected concept proposals are being invited to submit full proposal applications. Click here for the list of concept proposals selected to advance:

The following concept proposals will not advance:


For questions or comments:

Department of Water Resources, Division of Planning and Local Assistance
Project Support / Resource Restoration Branch
DWR Watershed Grant Program
901 P Street
Sacramento, CA 95814

e-mail:dplah2o@water.ca.gov


General Information:

Grant Source:
Water Security, Clean Drinking Water, Coastal and Beach Protection Act of 2002,

Proposition 50.

Total Available: Approximately $10.0 Million

Agreement Term: Winter, 2007 - June, 2010



Award Amounts Eligible Applicants Maximum Award Minimum Award Local Match Requirements
New Assessments, Planning and Valuation Proposals Eligible applicants include local, state, and federal agencies, special districts, state colleges and universities as well as California non-profit organizations with IRS §501(c) (3) status. $400,000 $50,000 Recommended, not required
Implementing projects in an existing Watershed Plan The applicant must be a partnership between an agency and a locally-based, watershed group or non-profit organization. $1,000,000 $100,000 100% Match