WaterSMART Drought Response Program: Drought Resiliency Projects for Fiscal Year 2024

US Department of the Interior: Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)

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Deadline: The deadline for this grant has passed

Grant amount: US $25,000 - US $5,000,000

Fields of work: Water Resource Management Hydrology Sanitation & Clean Drinking Water

Applicant type: Nonprofit, Government Entity, Indigenous Group, College / University

Funding uses: Project / Program, Training / Capacity Building, Capital Project

Location of project: Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado Show all

Location of residency: United States, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, California Show all


NOTE:  The close dated has been extended to November 7, 2023.

This NOFO’s objective is to invite eligible applicants to submit proposals for projects that can increase water management flexibility—making our water supply more resilient. This helps to prepare for and address the impacts of drought and water supply shortages.

Projects that may be funded under this NOFO are divided into four task areas (Task A, B, C, or D), and a brief summary of each task area is provided below. For more detailed information regarding task areas, please see Section C.4. Eligible Projects.

  • Task A: Increasing the Reliability of Water Supplies through Infrastructure Improvements.
  • Task B: Increasing the Reliability of Water Supplies Through Groundwater Recovery.
  • Task C: Projects to Improve Water Management through Decision Support Tools, Modeling, and Measurement.
  • Task D: Construction of domestic water supply projects for Tribes or disadvantaged communities that do not have reliable access to water supplies.

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This page was last reviewed October 20, 2023 and last updated October 20, 2023