San Luis Unit, Central Valley


Construction and operation of facilities to provide drainage service to lands within the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project of central California.

General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Program Number
Federal Agency/Office
Bureau of Reclamation, Department of The Interior
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
B - Project Grants
Program Accomplishments
Fiscal Year 2017 Information not available. Fiscal Year 2017 financial assistance consisted of 1 agreement in support of the Grassland Bypass Project and 1 agreements in support of Drainage Services on the Westside of the San Joaquin Valley.
Fiscal Year 2018 Information not available.
Fiscal Year 2019 Information not available.
Fiscal Year 2020 Information not available.
San Luis Unit, Central Valley Project Act of June 3, 1960, Public Law 86-488, 74 Stat.156, Sec. 5
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
Applicant Eligibility
Any responsible source, to include irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, public nonprofit institutions/organizations, other public institutions/organizations, Federally recognized Indian Tribal Governments, small businesses, profit organizations, private nonprofit institutions/organizations, quasi-public nonprofit institutions/organizations, and other private institutions/organizations.
Beneficiary Eligibility
Irrigation and/or water districts, State and local entities, farmers and ranchers, agricultural producers, and owners of drainage impacted land within the San Luis Unit of the Central Valley Project.
Not applicable.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Pre-Application Procedure
Preapplication coordination is required. An environmental impact statement is required for this listing. An environmental impact assessment is required for this listing. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372. Environmental compliance for this program may be required depending on the scope of the specific project funded. This may result in the need for an environmental impact assessment or environmental impact statement prior to the commencement of project activities.
Application Procedure
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Funding opportunity announcements for this program, along with registration procedures, application packages and instructions, SF-424 forms and any other forms to be used to submit application information, points of contact, and procedures for submitting applications will be available on
Award Procedure
All applications will be initially screened for eligibility and compliance with the requirements stated in the program funding announcement. Applications passing this screening process will be forwarded for review by a proposal evaluation panel comprised of qualified Federal experts in the program area; however, non-Federal experts may be utilized for specific project reviews. Applications will be reviewed against the proposal evaluation criteria, and any additional review factors, as stated in the funding announcement. Final selection will be determined by the Commissioner, Bureau of Reclamation, or regional officials, as applicable to the project.
Contact the headquarters or regional location, as appropriate for application deadlines
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Varies depending on the type and complexity of the project. Further information will be available for each specific project at the time the funding opportunity announcement is posted on and may be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation personnel listed as the point of contact in the funding announcement.
None. Final award decisions are not subject to appeal; however, the Bureau of Reclamation will provide all applicants with information on why their proposals were not selected for award.
If renewals or extensions are applicable to the project, this information will be included in the funding opportunity announcement. When renewals or extensions are applicable, continuation of funding for these activities is at the discretion of Congress and will be subject to availability of appropriated funds.
How are proposals selected?
Specific evaluation criteria will be included in the funding announcement posted on
How may assistance be used?
To be used for projects that will result in construction and operation of drainage facilities in the San Luis Unit and adjacent areas.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Performance Reports: Unless otherwise stated in the agreement document, recipients shall submit on an annual basis the Program Performance Reports. Upon completion of the agreement, recipients shall submit a final Program Performance Report, and other specific reports that may be applicable to the agreement such as property inventories, and patent and invention disclosures.
Not applicable.
All recipients of Federal awards shall maintain project records in accordance with 2 CFR 200.333 Retention requirements for records. Financial records, supporting documents, statistical records, and all other non-Federal entity records pertinent to a Federal award must be retained for a period of three years from the date of submission of the final expenditure report or, for Federal awards that are renewed quarterly or annually, from the date of the submission of the quarterly or annual financial report, respectively, as reported to the Federal awarding agency or pass-through entity in the case of a subrecipient. Federal awarding agencies and pass-through entities must not impose any other record retention requirements upon non-Federal entities, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.333.
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
Statutory formula is not applicable to this assistance listing.

Matching is voluntary. There is no statutory requirement for cost sharing; however, applicants are encouraged to provide a cost share whenever possible.

MOE requirements are not applicable to this assistance listing.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Length and time phasing information, as applicable, will be included in funding announcements for this program on Payment terms vary by agreement awarded under this program.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
Technical/Program Information: Bureau of Reclamation, South-Central California Area Office, Attention: Jeffrey Papendick, 1243 N Street, Fresno, CA, 93721. Telephone (559) 487-5340. Fax (559) 487-5130. Email: Acquisition Office: Bureau of Reclamation, Mid-Pacific Regional Office, Acquisition Services, 2800 Cottage Way, Room E-1815, Sacramento, California 95825-1898. Telephone (916) 978-5130. Fax (916) 978-5175/5182. Email:
Headquarters Office
Jeffrey Papendick
Washington, DC 00000 US
Phone: NA
Website Address
Financial Information
Account Identification
(Project Grants (Cooperative Agreements)) FY 18$2,000,000.00; FY 19 est $0.00; FY 20 Estimate Not Available FY 17$3,047,817.00; -
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Range $32,600 - $122,700 Average $124,014.67
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
2 CFR 200 UNIFORM ADMINISTRATIVE REQUIREMENTS, COST PRINCIPLES, AND AUDIT REQUIREMENTS FOR FEDERAL AWARDS and the applicable OMB Circulars. These documents may also be obtained by contacting the Bureau of Reclamation Office listed below.
Examples of Funded Projects
Fiscal Year 2017 Information not available. During Fiscal Year 2017, agreements funded activities in support of the Grassland Bypass Project such as monitoring of physical and biological parameters. Also funded was a Grant to help reduce the impacts of drainage water. For Fiscal Year 2018, we will continue funding prior agreements with modifications to suit new monitoring or operation requirements.
Fiscal Year 2018 Information not available.
Fiscal Year 2019 Information not available.


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