2019 Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Grants

Departmental Grant ID:
F322921; F322922; F322923; F322924; F322925; F322926; F322927
Portal ID:
Closed (17 total applications submitted)
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:



The purpose of the Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Grants is to fund watershed coordinator that support collaborative watershed improvement efforts to restore forest health and resilience.


The principal goal of the Watershed Coordinator Program is to improve watershed health by providing support for local, collaborative watershed improvement efforts. The Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Grant Program aims to restore health and resilience to forests at the watershed scale for multiple benefits, including water quality.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency

The program is not open to federal or state agencies. The applicant’s proposal must be located within one of the watershed coordinator zones and must demonstrate collaboration with relevant federal, state, and local agencies, as well as other stakeholder groups.

Eligible Geographies:

State of CA

Matching Funding Requirement:

Match is encouraged but not required.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
2 years      

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
$1 – $235,000
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

California Environmental License Plate Fund

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Paula Moreen, 1-916-322-1831, paula.moreen@conservation.ca.gov