CAL FIRE Urban Forestry Program News – November 6, 2015

CAL FIRE Urban Forestry Program News   State of the Program/Grants Well, a long destructive wildfire season has subsided for the year (fingers crossed) and I have gotten back into the groove of my normal urban forestry duties in the North Coast and the Bay Area.  New grant projects supported by the first round of […]

WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Funding Opportunity Available

WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Funding Opportunity Available The Fiscal Year 2016 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant Funding Opportunity is now available from the Bureau of Reclamation at www.grants.gov by searching for opportunity number R16-FOA-DO-004 or via this link.

Coastal Conservancy Announces New Round of Competitive Grants for Multi-Benefit Watershed and Ecosystem Projects

The Coastal Conservancy is pleased to announce a new round of competitive grants to fund multi-benefit watershed restoration and ecosystem protection projects. These grants will be funded by the Proposition 1 Water Bond approved by California voters last fall. The proposal solicitation is on our website and applications are due September 30, 2015.

Bureau of Reclamation Hosts Webinar for Drought Response Program Funding Opportunities

Commissioner’s Office Washington, DC For Immediate Release:  June 4, 2015   Bureau of Reclamation Hosts Webinar for Drought Response Program Funding Opportunities Please join the Bureau of Reclamation for a webinar discussing the application process for funding opportunities with the new Drought Response Program. The two available funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) will help water users […]

WaterSMART: Drought Resiliency Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2015

The Bureau of Reclamation released two funding opportunity announcements to promote drought contingency planning and resiliency projects. Derived from the $50 millions appropriation Congress provided to help western states, the funding opportunities are a part of a Drought Response Program that supports proactive approaches to drought management. Below is a set of links that provide […]

Bureau of Reclamation Extends Application Deadline for WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant FOA

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the application deadline for the fiscal year 2015 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant funding opportunity announcement from January 14, 2015 to January 23, 2015 at 4 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. In addition, a clarifying note has been added to Subcriterion E.2: Expediting Future On-Farm Irrigation Improvements (p.48). Additional […]

Chevron Richmond Invites Local Seniors to Apply for the Black History Awareness Scholarship

Chevron Richmond Invites Local Seniors to Apply for the Black History Awareness Scholarship College-bound high school seniors in Richmond and West County are encouraged to apply for the Black History Awareness College Scholarship, sponsored by Chevron. Download the application here<http://cts.vresp.com/c/?ChevronRichmondRefin/4bffa66a65/238e73e1fa/52e6303e22>. This scholarship, now in its 9th year, honors Dr. William F. King, a distinguished Chevron […]

EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 1, 2014 EPA Announces Funding Availability to Clean Up Diesel Engines Nationwide Funding for diesel clean-up targeting cost-effective projects and poor air quality areas WASHINGTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today the availability of $9 million in grant funding for clean diesel projects to reduce diesel pollution and […]

EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats

For Immediate Release: April 22, 2014 Contact:  David Yogi, yogi.david@epa.gov, Ph: (415) 972-3350, Cell: (415) 760-5419                                                                    EPA announces $5 million in grants to restore S.F. Bay Water Quality and Habitats Five projects announced at ceremony with EPA, U.S. Rep. Miller and East Bay Regional Park District in Richmond, Calif. SAN FRANCISCO – The U.S. […]

DWR IRWM Grant Program Guidelines- 2014 Drought Grant Solicitation

DWR Announces Release of Draft 2014 IRWM Grant Program Guidelines for the 2014 Drought Grant Solicitation Today, the Department of Water Resources (DWR) announced the release of the Draft 2014 Integrated Regional Water Management (IRWM) Grant Program Guidelines and Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP) for the expedited 2014 Drought Grant Solicitation funded by Proposition 84. This funding is […]