EPA has been administering the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund (SFBWQIF), a competitive grant program for the protection and restoration of San Francisco Bay watersheds, since 200 8. To date, EPA has awarded over $22 million in ten grants supporting 38 projects, matching and
leveraging over $40 million, and involving 53 partners.
Information on these awards is available at:
http://www.epa.gov/region9/water/watershed/sfbaywqfund/index.html In February 2012, EPA will issue two solicitations for the SFBWQIF.
Under this Request for Initial Proposals (RFIP), EPA is soliciting proposals with remaining fiscal year 2011 funding of approximately $1 million.