WaterSMART: Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grants for FY 2014

Quick Facts

Due DateJune 6, 2014 (Friday)
Award Amount$ 1 - $ 100,000
Category of Funding ActivityNatural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Applicants eligible to receive financial assistance to fund activities under this FOA include: Task A - Establishment of a Watershed Group: States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, or other organizations with water or power delivery authority located in the western United States or United States Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended. Task B - Expansion of an Existing Watershed Group: An existing watershed group, i.e., a grassroots, non-regulatory entity and otherwise meets the definition of a watershed group or a member of an existing watershed group.

Program Description

The Cooperative Watershed Management Program (CWMP) contributes to the WaterSMART strategy by providing funding to watershed groups to encourage diverse stakeholders to form local solutions to address their water management needs. The purpose of the CWMP is to improve water quality and ecological resilience, conserve water, and reduce conflicts over water through collaborative conservation efforts in the management of local watersheds.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberR14AS00038
Funding Opportunity TitleWaterSMART: Cooperative Watershed Management Program Grants for FY 2014
Opportunity CategoryNatural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards6
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Posted DateMay 8, 2014 (Thursday)
Application Due DateJune 6, 2014 (Friday)
Application Archive DateJune 7, 2014 (Saturday)
Total Program Funding$ 1,000,000
Award Amount$ 1 - $ 100,000
CFDA Number
  • 15.554 - Cooperative Watershed Management Program
  • 000000

Eligible Applicants

  • Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below) - Applicants eligible to receive financial assistance to fund activities under this FOA include: Task A - Establishment of a Watershed Group: States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, or other organizations with water or power delivery authority located in the western United States or United States Territories as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended. Task B - Expansion of an Existing Watershed Group: An existing watershed group, i.e., a grassroots, non-regulatory entity and otherwise meets the definition of a watershed group or a member of an existing watershed group.

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of the Interior
Program Information WebsiteBureau of Reclamation
ContactOffice: Bureau of Reclamation
Michelle Maher, Grants Officer, 303-445-2025
mmaher@usbr.gov

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