Santa Monica Bay Proposition 84 Grant Program
Proposition 84, the Safe Drinking Water, Water Quality and Supply, Flood Control, River and Coastal Protection Bond Act of 2006, was passed by the voters of California on November 7, 2006. Proposition 84 allocates $90 million to the State Water Resources Control Board (State Water Board) for coastal water quality improvement projects pursuant to the Clean Beaches Program (PRC §30915). Of this amount, $18 million was made available for projects that implement the Santa Monica Bay Restoration Commission’s (SMBRC) Bay Restoration Plan, including projects to prevent contamination and degradation of coastal waters and watersheds, and projects to protect and restore the Bay’s marine, freshwater, and terrestrial habitats.
RFP: Santa Monica Bay Proposition 84 Grant Program (November 2015)
Under this RFP, approximately $7 million will be made available for projects that assist responsible agencies in implementing the requirements of the new Los Angeles County Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System Permit (MS4 Permit) and achieve water quality goals through the implementation of capital projects identified in Enhanced Watershed Management Programs (EWMPs) or Watershed Management Programs (WMPs). This new RFP will focus on assisting responsible agencies in meeting the requirements of the new permit, while continuing to stress achieving the goals of the Bay Restoration Plan.
- Download the RFP.
- Applications will be submitted through the State’s Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST).
- Application period: November 2, 2015 (8:00 am) – January 15, 2016 (5:00 pm)
- Who may apply: Public Agencies and 501 (c) (3) Nonprofits
- Funding: A minimum of $150,000 and a maximum of $6 million can be awarded to any one project
- Download the Environmental Compliance Summary Form. Required with application.
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