Statewide Flood Emergency Response Grant Program

Portal ID:
45500
Status:
Active
Opportunity Type:
  • Grant
Last Updated:
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Details

Purpose:

This grant is designed to provide funding for local flood emergency responders to improve their capacity to respond to flood emergencies.  

Description:

Eligible activities include planning, mapping, training, exercises, the development of emergency management tools, communications and communications equipment, the purchase of flood fighting materials and equipment, the development or improvement of emergency response facilities, and more.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Public Agency
  • Tribal Government

Applicants must be a California public agency with primary responsibility for flood emergency response and coordination.  This applies to counties, cities, flood control districts, reclamation districts, local maintaining agencies, and some tribes in California. 

Multiple agencies may apply under the same application, but must designate a lead agency that is a flood emergency first responder.   

Eligible Geographies:

Applicants must have jurisdiction within the State of California.  This jurisdiction must fall fully or partially outside of the Legal Delta.  A separate program exists to fund similar projects for applicants with jurisdiction within the Legal Delta.  All projects must reduce the risk of levee failure or flooding. 

Matching Funding Requirement:

Projects under this grant program may be funded up to 100% using grant funds. Additional external funding may be used to complete projects but is not required.  Once awarded, project funding will be provided through a reimbursement process detailed in the grant agreement to be executed after award notification.

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.
Ongoing
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
February 2024
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
Continuous

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
$1,400,000
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.
Dependent
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
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Yes ( see Description for details )
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
No
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:

Funding for this program is sourced from Proposition 84. 

 

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)

Funding Method Notes:

Once awarded, project funding will be provided through a reimbursement process detailed in the grant agreement to be executed after award notification.  Grantees are required to prepare and submit invoices to ensure funds are utilized according to the approved project scope, schedule, and budget.  Reimbursements are approved only for eligible expenses within the approved project budget. 

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.

Resources

For questions about this grant, contact:
K.C. Richmond, 1-916-820-8178, Kristin.Richmond@water.ca.gov