To study problems of beach erosion and to construct projects to stabilize beaches and shoreline areas either through the strategic placement of sand or via hard structures like seawalls, groins, and rock revetments in concentrated areas to protect vital public infrastructure.
The authority for the Shoreline Erosion Control Grant Program (Harbors and Navigation Code 65-67.4) was part of the legislation that created the Department of Navigation and Ocean Development, the predecessor agency to the Department of Boating and Waterways. Many projects in this program are funded 50% by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with the State paying up to 50% of the cost of the local sponsor’s required 50% project cost share for construction.
- Public Agency
Local, regional, state, and federal government agencies.
Projects must be on the open coastline or within the San Francisco Bay.
Matching Funding Requirement:
DBW can fund up to 50 percent of the non-federal cost share.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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