Science Program 2006 Focused Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP):

The Science Program has awarded grants totaling $6 million for 14 proposals centered on high priority Bay-Delta Science in 2006.

An independent Technical Selection Panel recommended 14 out of 35 proposals for funding through the CALFED Science Program. Proposals were selected based on their technical merit and relevancy to the 4 priority topic areas summarized below and described in detail in the 2006 PSP:

  1. Environmental Water
  2. Aquatic Invasive (Exotic) Species
  3. Trends and Patterns of Populations and System Response to a Changing Environment
  4. Habitat Availability and Response to Change

Science Program funded POD focused PSP's

Complete PSP (Printable version in PDF format - 1.5 MB)


  1. Introduction
    1. Overview of the CALFED Bay-Delta Program
    2. Overview of the Science Program
    3. Background of this PSP
      • Goals of this PS
      • Development of this PSP
      • Guiding Documents
    4. Funding for this PSP

  2. Priorities of this Proposal Solicitation Package (PSP)
    1. Preamble
    2. Priority Research Topic List
      • Topic 1: Environmental Water
      • Topic 2: Aquatic Invasive (Exotic) Species
      • Topic 3: Trends and Patterns of Populations and System Response to a Changing Environment
      • Topic 4: Habitat Availability and Response to Change
    3. Other Desirable Project Features

  3. Proposal and Submittal Requirements
    1. Overview
    2. Eligibility
    3. Confidentiality and Conflict of Interest
    4. How to Submit a Proposal
    5. On-line Application Forms
    6. Proposal Document Outline and Format
      • Proposal Document Outline
      • Proposal Document Format
    7. Collaborative Proposals
    8. Deadline

  4. Proposal Review and Selection
    1. Review Process Summary and Schedule
    2. Administrative Review
    3. External Scientific Review
    4. Technical Synthesis Panel Review
    5. California Bay-Delta Authority Review and Action
    6. Signed Grant Agreements

  5. Figures


    1. Terms and Conditions for Funded Grants

PSP Grant Agreement: Select Documents
Exhibit A - Attachment 7 - Sample Semi-Annual Report
Exhibit B - Sample Budget Summary
Exhibit B - Attachment 1 - Invoicing and Payment Provisions
Exhibit B - Attachment 2 - Sample Invoice
Exhibit B - Attachment 3 - Science Program Guidelines for Grant Amendment Requests
Exhibit B - Attachment 4 - State Travel and Per Diem Expenses Guidelines
Exhibit B - Attachment 5 - Sample Travel Reimbursement Report
Exhibit C - General Terms and Conditions For Grants
Exhibit D - Special Terms and Conditions For CALFED Bay-Delta Program Grants

Summary of differences between the 2004 and 2006 Science Program PSP's