Grant Program Funded by the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1)
September 15, 2021 – In light of disruptions caused by the Caldor Fire, the California Tahoe Conservancy is extending the deadline for Round 4 of the Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program. Applications are now due Friday, October 15, 2021. See below for further details.
July 29, 2021 – The California Tahoe Conservancy is pleased to announce that Round 4 of the Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program is now open for Ecosystem and Watershed Management projects. All applications are due Thursday, September 30, 2021. View the Grant Application Package. Direct all inquiries, correspondence, and grant applications to Prop1grants@tahoe.ca.gov.
December 10, 2020 – The Conservancy Board awarded $440,000 in Proposition 1 Round 3 funds for one watershed restoration project.
September 21, 2017 – The Conservancy Board awarded $3,359,081 in Proposition 1 Round 2 funds for eight watershed restoration and forest health projects. View the list of awarded projects from September 21, 2017.
March 17, 2016 – The Conservancy awarded over $7 million for seven watershed restoration and forest health projects. View the list of awarded projects from March 17, 2016.
The Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program funds up to $14 million in multi-benefit ecosystem and watershed protection and restoration projects.
Approved by voters in November 2014, Proposition 1 provides funding to meet the objectives of the California Water Action Plan and other Statewide Priorities. The Action Plan specifically highlights the importance of continuing restoration efforts in the Lake Tahoe Basin, including implementation of the Lake Tahoe Environmental Improvement Program.