DENVER (PRWEB) June 05, 2015
Please join the Bureau of Reclamation for a webinar discussing the application process for funding opportunities with the new Drought Response Program. The two available funding opportunity announcements (FOAs) will help water users develop drought contingency plans and build long-term drought resiliency. Applications are due for both opportunities by June 25.
Who: Avra Morgan, Drought Response Program Coordinator
What: A webinar to walk through the application requirements for the Drought Contingency Planning Funding Opportunity Announcement and the Drought Resiliency Project Funding Opportunity Announcement and to discuss the new Drought Response Program.
When: Thursday, June 11, 2:00 p.m. MDT
RSVP: Please RSVP to Susan Gutierrez at suzannagutierrez(at)usbr(dot)gov.
Why: Reclamation's new Drought Response Program supports a proactive approach to drought management. It also provides cost-shared financial assistance to water users for drought contingency planning, including consideration of climate change information, and encourages others to take actions that will build long-term resiliency to drought.
To view the funding opportunity announcements, visit http://www.grants.gov and search for funding opportunity numbers R15AS00046 (Drought Contingency Planning FOA) and R15AS00047 (Drought Resiliency Projects FOA).
For further information, see the Drought Response Program’s fact sheet and frequently asked questions.