CalFire Grant Expands National City Urban Forest

National City — a small disadvantaged city in San Diego County — will expand its urban forest by planting 1,700 trees in city-managed properties with a $650,000  CAL FIRE grant. CAL FIRE’s  Urban and Community Forestry Program focuses on using trees to provide neighborhoods the benefits of urban forests, such as  sequestering greenhouse house gas,…

Developing Grant Applications for SGMA Groundwater Funding

Dudek’s Jane Gray is hosting a webinar Wednesday, June 7 at 11 a.m. to discuss developing competitive grant applications for the California Department of Water Resources’ upcoming round of funding for sustainable groundwater management projects. The 45-minute webinar and Q&A session will help groundwater sustainability agencies learn about: the importance of being strategic about category…

California Prop. 84 Stormwater Grant Solicitation Now Open

  The State Water Resources Control Board is now accepting Concept Proposal applications for the Proposition 84 Stormwater Grant Program (SWGP) until Thursday, October 17. The SWGP will award grants to projects that reduce and prevent stormwater contamination of rivers, lakes, and streams. “This grant is an excellent opportunity for agencies to retro-fit existing infrastruture…

4 Steps to Focused Grant Administration

  Winning granting funding and administrating your grant efficiently and successfully can be accomplished through a four-step “conception-to-construction” approach. 1. Start with comprehensive, realistic scoping   Laying the proper foundation is essential to identify the correct funding agencies and programs for your project. It will also help to determine if you have the proper baseline documentation…

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