This Oregon Lottery funded grant program allows the Oregon State Weed Board (OSWB) to fund and administer noxious weed control projects in partnership with the Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board (OWEB).
- Fish and wildlife habitat
- Watershed functions
- Native salmonid populations
Projects for on-the-ground weed control of Oregon state listed noxious weeds that protect water quality and overall watershed health are encouraged.
Any person, tribe, watershed council, soil and water conservation district, community college, state institution of higher education, independent not-for-profit institution of higher education, or political subdivision of this state that is not a state agency may submit a request for funding. A state agency or federal agency may apply for funding only as a co-applicant with one of the other eligible entities.
- Must be for the management of state listed noxious weeds.
- Must demonstrate sound principles of integrated weed management to both protect and enhance watershed health.
- Demonstrate specific site management objectives.
- Have on-the-ground control as a focus and a majority of OSWB funds should be used toward the control elements of the project.
Grant cycle calendar
|Application due date
|OSWB meeting & grant awarding
|Interim progress reporting due
|Progress completion reporting due
Grant submission requirements
- Review the OSWB grant program instructions.
- Submit the completed grant application, attachments, and budget sheet and upload to the FTP server: http://files.oda.state.or.us/?login=oswb
- Electronic versions must be submitted in a workable format. Microsoft Word is preferred for the application and Microsoft Excel for the budget.
- Mandatory attachments must be included or your application will automatically be rejected. These items include:
- Project budget
- Photos of project area
- Maps of project area
- Required project partner form
- Landowner lists for cost reimbursement projects
- Submit by mail two signed single-sided original versions of
your completed application. Your grant documents must be postmarked by December 12, 2014.
- Mail to: Tristen Berg
Noxious Weed Grant Coordinator
Oregon Dept. of Agriculture
635 Capitol St NE
Salem, OR 97301
Interim reporting information
- Interim Progress Reporting Checklist: Use the checklist to guide you through the interim reporting for the OSWB Grant Program.
- Interim Progress Reporting Form (required): Use the form for interim progress reporting to the OSWB Grant Program.
- Expense Tracking: Use the form to report all expenses to the OSWB Grant Program. Must be submitted with receipts of $200 or more and your second request for funds.
Project completion reporting information
- Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board Grant Management System (OGMS) website: Enter the required Project Completion Reporting (PCR) form.
- User name and password is required for each user.
- PCR-OSWB guidance document: Review for project completion instructions.
- OWEB project completion reporting guidelines website: Review for project completion instructions.
- Expense Tracking: Use below form to report all expenses to show completion of your OSWB Grant project. Must be submitted with receipts of $200 or more and your final request for funds form.
- OSWB PCR Project Manager Communication document: Report resubmission instructions.
Oregon Noxious Weed Policy and Classification (2015)
'A', 'B,' and 'T,' listed weeds for the state of Oregon. The State Noxious Weed List is used to prioritize activities at the state level and provide direction in the development of county weed lists that guide local control programs. This list is part of a Noxious Weed Policy and Classification System and is jointly maintained by the Oregon State Weed Board and the Noxious Weed Control Program. Document
OSWB Expense Tracking Form
Use this form to report all expenses to date to the OSWB Grant Program. Must be submitted with receipts of $200 or more and your second request for funds. Document
OSWB Interim Progress Reporting Checklist
OSWB Interim Progress Reporting Form
OSWB Notice Of Grant Award Conditions
OWEB Online Grant Management System (OGMS) Request Password