Eligible projects include: conservation, reuse, above-ground storage, below-ground storage, streamflow protection or restoration, water distribution, conveyance or delivery systems, and other water resource development projects that result in economic, environmental, and social/cultural public benefits. Grants require a 25% cost match. Any local government, Indian tribe, or person may apply for funding.
The Department currently has approximately $3 million available.
How to Apply
Application materials have been updated for 2021. View and use the important documents noted below. The Department strongly encourages prospective applicants to participate in a Pre-Application Conference prior to submitting an application for funding. To discuss a project with the Department or to schedule pre-application conferences please contact the
Grant Program Coordinator.
2021 Application Materials2021 Guidance Documents
Guidance documents include:
- Scoring Criteria
- Example Grant Agreement
- Budget Procedures and Allowable Costs
Timeline and Review Process