2020 Lower Columbia Salmon Recovery Grant Round Is Open!

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The 2020 application deadline has passed.

Application and site visit materials are now available for the 20 submitted applications: 

The Lower Columbia Fish Recovery Board is soliciting proposals for salmon recovery monitoring and habitat assessments, designs, acquisition, and restoration projects under the Salmon Recovery Funding Board grant program. More information on application requirements, timelines, and review processes can be found in the 2020 Grant Round Materials sidebar.

Where to start?

  • The Salmon Recovery Grants Manual describes the full grant application and review process, as well as salmon recovery priorities in the region. Check out the LCFRB Guiding Principles for a summary of regional priorities. 

  • Applicant Workshops will cover the manual, as well as RCO's PRISM application program.

  • Pre-Proposal Meetings are optional, but are a good opportunity to discuss proposal fit to regional salmon recovery priorities. Reserve a December or January meeting online

  • Starting an application this year begins with the project record workbook. Submit this to LCFRB staff so that they can start a PRISM application for you. This may take 2 business days!

  • There are a number of changes to the application and review processes this year, which are summarized in the Major Changes document. 

Key Dates:

  • February 18: Complete applications due

  • March 11 - 19: Site visits and virtual tours

  • April 28 - 29: Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) application review meeting

  • June 29: Requested application revisions due 

  • July 15: TAC project ranking meeting

  • July 31: LCFR Board meeting to approve ranked project list

  • September: Salmon Recovery Funding Board awards grants to projects

Still have questions? 

Reach out to Amelia Johnson and Steve West to learn more!


Applicant Workshops


Topics: LCFRB staff will review the Grants Manual information, including recent changes to application & review processes. RCO staff will discuss changes to the PRISM application system. This is a great time to for applicants to ask questions!

RSVP: contact Steve West to reserve a spot at this meeting. 


Workshop 1: December 5, 11 AM - 12 PM

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Workshop 2: January 29, 11 AM - 12 PM

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