Fisheries Restoration Grant Program

Portal ID:
8534
Status:
Forecasted
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is pleased to announce funding opportunities under the 2022 Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) Proposal Solicitation Notice (Solicitation) for projects that lead to process-based restoration, enhancement, or protection of anadromous salmonid habitat.

Description:

Proposal applications will be accepted for the types of projects listed below, subject to the funding program criteria. 

Priority 1 Projects are those that restore, enhance, or protect salmonid habitat in anadromous watersheds through implementation or design projects that lead to implementation. Approximately 65% of the PCSRF grant award will fund Priority 1 Projects.

Priority 2 projects are funded through another solicitation process outside of this grant opportunity. 

Priority 3 Projects are those that support implementation projects through planning, outreach, and/or education. Approximately 10% of the PCSRF grant award will fund Priority 3 Projects. Proposals for FRGP programmatic permit required effectiveness monitoring are ineligible.

 

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Eligible applicants include state and local government agencies, public entities, Native American Indian Tribes, and nonprofit organizations. Proposals from private individuals or for-profit enterprises will not be accepted. Private parties are encouraged to partner with an eligible entity if that have a quality salmonid restoration project. 

Eligible Geographies:

See Table 1 FRGP Focus Watersheds for eligibility.  Most coastal watersheds and some Central Valley watersheds that support salmonid's life history. 

Matching Funding Requirement:

Match is not required, but is encouraged. There are scoring criteria based on the amount of match required. 

Important Dates

Expected award announcement The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
December 2022
Period of performance The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
until April 2027
Anticipated Open Date
March 1, 2022

Funding Details

Total estimated available funding The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$14,000,000
Expected number of awards 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.
25 – 40
Estimated amount per award 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.
Dependent
Letter of Intent Required? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
No
Requires Matched Funding? Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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:

Fisheries Restoration Grant Program is funded annually by the Pacific Coastal Salmon Recovery Fund through a grant administered by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. 

Funding Method: 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.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
Timothy Chorey, 1-916-838-0760, timothy.chorey@wildlife.ca.gov

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