Urban Flood Protection Grant Program

The California Natural Resources Agency is pleased to release for public comment its draft guidelines for the Urban Flood Protection grant program.

The Urban Flood Protection grant program, funded by Proposition 68, will fund multi-benefit projects in urbanized areas to address flooding. Grants will be awarded on a competitive basis. This program emphasizes and gives priority to projects that serve the State’s severely disadvantaged communities.

Draft guidelines can be downloaded here. Public comments and final recommendations will be considered for adoption by the Secretary for Natural Resources.


The public comment period begins August 27, 2019 and ends October 14, 2019.  Written comments may be submitted by e-mail to bondsandgrants@resources.ca.gov or by U.S. mail to Urban Flood Protection grant program, California Natural Resources Agency, 1416 Ninth Street, Suite 1311, Sacramento, CA 95814.



Friday, September 27, 2019
10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Sierra Madre Building
570 West Avenue 26
Los Angeles, CA 90065



Monday, September 30, 2019
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Madera County Government Center
2nd Floor Training Room
200 West 4th Street
Madera, CA 93637


Wednesday, October 2, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Resources Building
1416 Ninth Street
Redwood Room #1404-17
Sacramento, CA 95814


Wednesday, October 2, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

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 Or by calling: (916) 653-2812 or emailing: bondsandgrants@resources.ca.gov.




Primary Phone Number
  • (916) 653-2812
  • Polly Escovedo
Program Managers Deputy Chief, Bonds Fiscal Resources Grant Administrators Grants Support