Water resources drought response grants

On April 4, 2019, we issued an emergency order declaring drought in three watersheds in Washington. On May 20, we added 24 watersheds, putting about half of the state under a drought declaration. The drought declaration will be effective until April 3, 2020.

Funding cycle

  • Amount of funding available: $2 million
  • Funding allocated:
  • Grant award limit: $350,000
  • Amount of matching funds required: 50 percent of the total cost of the project
Application information

Applications are currently being accepted.

Start date: Jun 4, 2019
End date: Oct 2, 2019

Grants will be awarded on an eligibility basis as funds are available. Grants are not considered open competitive.

Who's eligible Eligible project types

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