Nearly $950,000 was awarded to 14 land trusts to build capacity to initiate and conduct agricultural conservation activities in their service areas. These projects will increase the pace and scale of agricultural land conservation throughout the state and support climate adaptation and resilience via agricultural lands conservation.
Grantees will use this funding to integrate agricultural land conservation and climate adaptation goals into their conservation strategies, as well as develop agricultural land conservation projects that provide climate adaptation or resilience benefits to the state.
|Grantee||Project Description||Grant Award|
|American Farmland Trust||Project Development||$74,988|
|Bear Yuba Land Trust ||Strategic Planning & Project Development||$85,000|
|California Farmland Trust||Project Development||$75,000|
|Eastern Sierra Land Trust||Project Development||$75,000|
|Northern California Regional Land Trust||Project Development||$74,515|
|Placer Land Trust||Strategic Planning & Project Development||$65,529|
|San Benito Agricultural Land Trust||Strategic Planning and Project Development||$43,020|
|San Joaquin River Parkway and Conservation Trust||Strategic Planning & Project Development||$43,020|
|Santa Clara River Conservancy||Strategic Planning||$9,999|
|Sequoia Riverlands Trust|
|Shasta Land Trust|
|Sierra Foothills Conservancy|
|Strategic Planning & Project Development||$85,000|
|Siskiyou Land Trust|
|Solano Land Trust||Strategic Planning & Project Development||$85,000|
The Proposition 68 Guidelines, Solicitation Notice and Application for Land Trust Capacity and Project Development Grants, Revised Appendix B Grant Agreement Template, and Solicitation Notice and Application for Local and Regional Planning Grants are available for reference.