Drought Resiliency Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2016

The summary for the Drought Resiliency Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2016 grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Reclamation, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Drought Resiliency Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2016: The objective of this FOA is to invite States, tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing with Reclamation on Drought Resiliency Projects that will increase the reliability of water supply; improve water management; implement systems to facilitate the voluntary sale, transfer, or exchange of water; and provide benefits for fish, wildlife, and the environment to mitigate impacts caused by drought. Drought Resiliency Project Grants support implementation of the President’s June 2013 Climate Action Plan and Reclamation’s Climate Change Adaptation Strategy (Climate Strategy), available at www.usbr.gov/climate/docs/ClimateChangeAdaptationStrategy.pdf.
Federal Grant Title: Drought Resiliency Project Grants for Fiscal Year 2016
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: R16-FOA-DO-006
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 15.514
CFDA Descriptions: Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief
Current Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Apr 11, 2016
Posted Date: Feb 10, 2016
Creation Date: Feb 16, 2016
Archive Date: Apr 12, 2016
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Under P.L. 111-11, Section 9502, an eligible applicant is a State, tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority.Applicants must also be located in the western U.S. or Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended and supplemented; specifically: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands.
Grant Announcement Contact
Michael Dieterich Grants Management Specialist Phone 303-445-2484
Grants Management Specialist

Bureau of Reclamation 303-445-2444
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