Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program

Published: Aug 10, 2020

Grant Program Funded by the Water Quality, Supply, and Infrastructure Improvement Act of 2014 (Proposition 1)

August 10, 2020The Conservancy is proud to announce that Round 3 of the Conservancy’s Proposition 1 Grant Program is now open for Stormwater Quality and Ecosystem and Watershed Management projects. All applications are due Friday September 11, 2020. View the Grant Application Package. Direct all inquiries, correspondence, and grant applications to Prop1grants@tahoe.ca.gov.

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.

Background

The Conservancy’s new 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.

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