Resource Conservation District (RCD) Financial Assistance Program

​​2020 RCD Financial Assi​​stance Grants

Awards

The Department of Conservation received 12 applications for funding from RCDs throughout the state. Applicants reuested a total of $263,835. The $135,000 available was awarded to seven applicants. See the awarded project summary here (PDF) ​​and project list below:

​RCD​​​
​Award Amount
​Goose Lake RCD
​$24,640.00
​Tuolumne RCD
​$24,917.48
​Feather River RCD
​$24,965.01
​Siskiyou RCD
​$15,000.00
​Yuba County RCD
​$15,068.00
​Madera/Chowchilla RCD
​$25,000.00
​Temecula Elsinore Anza Murrieta RCD
​$5,409.51

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Program Summary 

$135,​000 in funding is available to RCDs through this solicitation for RCD capacity-building projects. Eligible projects to increase RCD capacity include fundraising, planning, partnership development, community education and outreach, and improving operational efficiency.

2017 RCD Financial Assistance Program 

In 2017, the DOC​ awarded 59 grants to qualified Resource Conservation Districts (RCDs).  Consistent with the CA Association of Resource Conservation Districts (CARCD) Vision and Standards​, the program helped RCDs build capacity and increase effectiveness, which enhances resource conservation and manageme​nt both locally and throughout the state.​​