Proposition 1 Grant Program

Departmental Grant ID:
NOFA 2023-01
Portal ID:
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:



Implement the California Water Action Plan in the Coachella Valley


Eligible Applicants include state or local public agencies, nonprofit organizations, tribes recognized by the state or federal government and mutual water companies.

Any project that meets the statutory objectives of Proposition 1 will be considered, but applications for the following types of projects are particularly encouraged:

Conservation land acquisition projects that preserve watersheds or habitat areas for endangered species;

Watershed restoration or enhancement projects; or

Infrastructure projects that improve water management to reduce use or enhance efficient, or prevent flooding.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Nonprofit
  • Other Legal Entity
  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Other legal entities refers to mutual water companies.

Eligible Geographies:

Within the Coachella Valley or its surrounding mountains.

Matching Funding Requirement:

While matching funds are not required, applicants that can provide a minimum of 20 percent from other sources will receive priority.

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
May 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Up to 3 years

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.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Proposition 1

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:
Diana Rosas, 1-760-776-5026,