Since 2008, EPA has partnered with organizations across the nine Bay Area counties through the San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund, using more than $50 million in EPA funding to leverage $158 million in additional funds for 41 grant awards that are making a difference by restoring streams, wetlands, and water quality from the Napa River in the North Bay to the salt ponds in the South Bay. In these reports, you will find summaries of the grants, recipients, and results of our regional partnerships.
SFBWQIF Report Six-Year Progress Report (2008 – 2014) (PDF)(56 pp, 5 MB,
EPA is sharing this progress report as part of our continued effort to stimulate smart investments in protecting and restoring SF Bay and its watersheds. The primary purpose of this document is to highlight program investments and related environmental results (2008 - 2014), and to identify lessons learned.
October 2012 San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund Progress Report (PDF)(4 pp, 579 K,
This update provides some project highlights, and a full list of the grants funded to date. These projects include 69 partners who are contributing an additional $103.6 million to restore wetlands and watersheds, and reduce polluted runoff.
San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund Grants by Fiscal Year: 2008-2012 (PDF)(1 pg, 244 K,
San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Fund Grants and Recipients from 2008 through 2012.
Fall 2010 San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Funds Progress Report (PDF)(4 pp, 392 K,
EPA has supported 28 projects with 37 partners and leveraged almost $12 million to achieve significant environmental results related to wetlands, water quality, and green development. EPA will prepare progress reports and update our website to share project highlights, promote widespread implementation and publicize the availability of funding opportunities.
Spring 2010 San Francisco Bay Water Quality Improvement Funds Progress Report (PDF)(2 pp, 43 K,
EPA Pacific Southwest (Region 9) has solicited proposals for San Francisco Bay Water Quality Funds under two RFPs. The following describes the high quality proposals that have been selected for 87% of the funds appropriated since 2008.