Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) Funding

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The Budget Act of 2021 appropriates $30 million from the General Fund to the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) to address Per-and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS). A budget addendum includes another $50 million allocated for fiscal year (FY) 2022/23 and $20 million for FY 2023/24. This funding is available for technical and financial assistance to drinking water systems to address PFAS in their water drinking water supply.


Draft program proposals are available on the program website.  This will be updated once final criteria are adopted.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Public Agency

Projects are to benefit public water systems.

Eligible Geographies:


Important Dates

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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.
2-3 yrs

Funding Details

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

General 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:
Matt Pavelchik, 1-916-323-0624,