Division of Boating and Waterways Local Assistance Pumpout/Dump Station/Floating Restroom Operation and Maintenance Grant FY24

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This grant provides resources for keeping boater sewage from California waterways.


The Pumpout Facility Grant Program funds the operation and maintenance of pumpout and dump stations on California's waterways.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Public and private marina owners

Eligible Geographies:

California waterways

Matching Funding Requirement:

Grantees contribute 25 percent cash or in-kind match.

Important Dates

The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
As needed
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
1 Year

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.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
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.
  • Federal

Funding Source Notes:

Federal Clean Vessel Act Funds.  There is a total of $13,500 for these grants but the funding is divided into one coastal award totaling $7,500 and one Inland award totaling $6,000.  This program is to fund improvements to septic systems to offset the holding tank disposal fees in remote areas of the Sacramento/San Joaquin River Delta.

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)

Funding Method Notes:

There is no minimum for this project.

How to Apply

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


For questions about this grant, contact:
Ethan Tratner, 1-916-902-8823, ethan.tratner@parks.ca.gov