Applications are not being accepted at this time.
The application period for the 2022 grant round will open on Nov. 2, 2021 and close at 5 p.m. on Feb. 1, 2022.
Funding is available for the following entities:
Eligible applicants are limited to Tribal governments with reservation lands or treaty rights within Washington, public entities (state and local governments and quasi-governments), and non-profit organizations. Funding is available statewide.
For the 2022 round, priority is given to watersheds and areas specified in Streamflow Restoration law (Chapter 90.94 RCW). Projects that quantitatively improve streamflows are the highest single priority factor for funding in this grant round.
Eligible projects include water right acquisitions, water storage, altered water management or infrastructure, riparian and fish habitat improvements, watershed function, environmental monitoring, and feasibility studies.
Operation and maintenance costs are not eligible under this funding source.