Drought Response Program: Drought Contingency Planning Grants for Fiscal Year 2017

The objective of this FOA is to invite states, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, and other organizations with water or power delivery authority to leverage their money and resources by cost sharing Drought Contingency Planning with Reclamation to build resilience to drought in

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advance of a crisis.

Applicants under this FOA may request funding to develop a new drought plan or to update an existing drought plan (collectively, Drought Contingency Plans).

Applicants may also request technical assistance from Reclamation for the development of elements of the Drought Contingency Plan (Project).

Through this FOA, Reclamation seeks to support collaborative planning efforts that use a proactive approach to build long-term resiliency to drought.

Drought Contingency Plans developed under this program are required to include participation by multiple stakeholders to encourage more comprehensive plans that address issues important to different sectors (e.g., agricultural, municipal, and environmental).

Participation by multiple stakeholders will also broaden support for mitigation and response actions identified in the plans.

In addition, Drought Contingency Plans developed under this FOA must include consideration of climate change impacts to water supplies, in order to support long term resiliency to climate change.
Related Programs

Reclamation States Emergency Drought Relief

Department of the Interior


Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Bureau of Reclamation

Estimated Funding: $2,000,000


Who's Eligible



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Reclamation Drought Response Program information

Additional Information of Eligibility:
An eligible applicant is a state, tribe, irrigation district, water district, or other organization with water or power delivery authority.

Applicants must also be located in the Western United States as identified in the Reclamation Act of June 17, 1902, as amended and supplemented; specifically: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Texas, Utah, Washington, Wyoming, and Hawaii.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
http://www.usbr.gov/drought/

Contact:
Rupal ShahGrants Management SpecialistPhone 303-445-2442

Agency Email Description:
Grants Management Specialist

Agency Email:
rshah@usbr.gov

Date Posted:
2016-11-15

Application Due Date:
2017-02-14

Archive Date:
2017-02-15



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