San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund
EPA manages a competitive grant program to support projects to protect and restore San Francisco Bay. This grant program, known as the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund (SFBWQIF) began in 2008. The SFBWQIF has invested over $58 million in 49 grant awards. These projects include over 80 partners who are contributing an additional $168 million to restore wetlands and watersheds, and reduce polluted runoff.
2020 Request for Applications (RFA) is Open
The due date for applications has been EXTENDED to May 13, 2020
The RFA Webinar has been RESCHEDULED for April 15, 2020
- Progress Report (2008 – 2014)
- Learn About the Projects
- Past Requests/Progress Reports
- Related Resources
- Contact Information
Since 2008, EPA has partnered with organizations across the nine Bay Area counties through the SFBWQIF, restoring streams, wetlands, and water quality from the Napa River in the North Bay to the salt ponds in the South Bay.
EPA is sharing this progress report as part of our continued effort to provide smart investments in protecting and restoring SF Bay and its watersheds. In this report, you'll find a summary of the grants, recipients, and results of our regional partnerships. We hope you find this assessment useful.
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- Baylands Ecosystem Habitat Goals Project: Climate Change Update
- San Francisco Estuary Partnership
- The Bay Institute
- San Francisco Estuary Institute
- EPA's Green Infrastructure Website
- San Francisco Bay Fish Advisory Video
Luisa Valiela (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Erica Yelensky (email@example.com)
US EPA Region 9 (WTR-2-2)
San Francisco, CA 94105