The California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) is pleased to announce funding opportunities under the 2021 Fisheries Restoration Grant Program (FRGP) Proposal Solicitation Notice (Solicitation) for projects that lead to process-based restoration, enhancement, or protection of anadromous salmonid habitat.
2.0 Project TypesProposal applications will be accepted for the types of projects listed below, subject to the funding program criteria. Eligible project types are listed below within the NOAA PCSRF Funding Priorities. CDFW has developed a two-letter coding system for project types (see FRGP Guidelines, Part IV for detailed descriptions).
2.1 Priority 1 Project TypesProjects 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 One Projects.
FP Fish Passage at Stream Crossings
HB Instream Barrier Modification for Fish Passage
HI Instream Habitat Restoration
HR Riparian Restoration
HS Instream Bank Stabilization
HU Watershed Restoration (Upslope)
PD Project Design (100% design)
RE Cooperative Rearing
SC Fish Screening of Diversions
WC Water Conservation Measures
2.2 Priority 2 Project TypesProjects that monitor status and trends and directly contribute to population viability assessments for ESA-listed anadromous salmonids will be administered through a separate solicitation process outside of this 2021 FRGP Solicitation. Approximately 25% of the PCSRF grant award will fund Priority Two Projects.
2.3 Priority 3 Project TypesProjects that support implementation projects through planning, outreach, and/or education. Approximately 10% of the PCSRF grant award will fund Priority Three Projects. Proposals for FRGP programmatic permit required effectiveness monitoring are ineligible.
MO Monitoring Watershed Restoration (Project-scale)
OR Watershed and Regional Organization
PD Project Design (Feasibility study)
PI Public Involvement and Capacity Building
(Includes AmeriCorps projects)
PL Watershed Evaluation, Assessment, and Planning (Project-Scale)
TE Private Sector Technical Training and Education
WD Water Measuring Devices (Instream and Water Diversion)
- 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.
See Table 1 FRGP Focus Watersheds for eligibility.
How to Apply
State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.
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