WaterSMART: Cooperative Watershed Management Program (CWMP) for fiscal year (FY) 2016 – The objective of this funding opportunity announcement (FOA) is to invite States, Indian tribes, irrigation districts, water districts, local governmental entities, non-profit organizations, existing watershed groups, and local and special districts (e.g., irrigation and water districts, county soil conservation districts) to submit proposals for Phase I activities to establish or further develop a watershed group. Funding provided under this FOA may be used to develop a mission statement, project concepts, and/or a restoration plan. See Sec. III.C. Eligible Activities for a more comprehensive description. All work must be completed within two years from the date of award. Current Closing Date for Applications: May 04, 2016.