The objective of this Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) is to invite States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, local governmental entities, local and special districts (e.g., irrigation and water districts, county soil conservation districts, etc.), local governmental entities,
non-profit organizations, and existing watershed groups, as defined in Section 6001 of the Cooperative Watershed Management Act (Subtitle A of Title IX of the Omnibus Public Land Management Act of 2009, P.L.
111-11) to submit proposals to establish or expand a watershed group.
Funding provided under this FOA shall be used to develop a mission statement; develop project concepts; and to develop a restoration plan.