WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Phase II

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WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Phase II: The objective of this FOA is to invite established watershed groups comprised of a diverse group of stakeholders, which have completed a watershed restoration plan, and are capable of promoting the sustainable use of water resources to submit proposals for watershed management projects under Phase II of the CWMP. Funding provided under this FOA may be used to implement on-the-ground watershed management projects, collaboratively developed by members of a watershed group, that will address critical water supply needs, water quality concerns, and restoration needs, helping water users meet competing demands and avoid conflicts over water.A “watershed group,”as defined in Section 6001(5) (see Section A.2. Statutory Authority for full citation) of the Cooperative Watershed Management Act is a grassroots, non-regulatory entity that addresses water availability and quality issues within the relevant watershed, is capable of promoting the sustainable use of water resources in the watershed, makes decisions on a consensus basis, and represents a diverse group of stakeholders, including hydroelectric producers, livestock grazing, timber production, land development, recreation or tourism, irrigated agriculture, the environment, municipal water supplies, private property owners, Federal, state and local governments, and tribes.Eligible projects may include, but are not limited to:Improving stream channel structure and complexity;Improving channel/floodplain connectivity;Protecting and stabilizing stream and riverbanks;Reducing erosion;Improving water delivery systems to increase efficiency or other projects to address water supply needs;Providing fish passage;Removing invasive species and restoring vegetation;Influencing water temperature or improving the timing or volume of available flows at particular locations to improve aquatic conditions; andOther watershed management projects that will address water supply needs, water quality concerns, and restoration needs in the watershed.Please see the related documents tab above for the full Opportunity Document
Federal Grant Title: WaterSMART Cooperative Watershed Management Program Phase II
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Reclamation (DOI-BOR)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: BOR-DO-21-F002
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.554
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 17th, 2020
Original Application Deadline: November 17th, 2020
Posted Date: September 16th, 2020
Creation Date: September 16th, 2020
Archive Date: December 17th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $2,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: October 2nd, 2020
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Established watershed groups as defined in the Section 6001(5) of the Cooperative Watershed Management Act (Act) that alsomeet the requirements outlined in Section 6002(c)(2)(A)(iv) of the Act, and are located in the Western United States or United States Territories including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, American Samoa, Guam, the NorthernMariana Islands, and the Virgin Islands, or a fiscal agent of anestablished watershed group as described in Section C.1. of this FOA
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Cooperative Watershed Management Program information
Grant Announcement Contact
Edmund Weakland
Grants Management Specialist
Phone: 303-445-3757
Application Submission Contact
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