Application Information

Technical Assistance
Request for Proposal

The Department of Conservation requires the services of a qualified contractor who can provide targeted assistance to selected technical assistance recipients for the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Planning Grants (formerly Strategy and Outcomes Grants) component of the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program.

You are invited to review and respond to this Request for Proposal, entitled Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program Technical Assistance.  Proposals must be received by 11:00 AM on December 21, 2018.

The Request for Proposal can be found below.

Technical Assistance Request for Proposal

Easement and Planning
Request for Grant Applications

The 2018-19 SALC Program grant application period is now open. Apply for funding today!

Pre-proposal deadline*: April 17, 2019
Application deadline: September 13, 2019

*All applicants interested in submitting an Easement application are required to submit a pre-proposal by the deadline listed to be considered for funding.

Application Materials

Sustainable Agricultural Land Conservation Planning Grants​

Planning Grant Pre-proposal Worksheet

Planning Grant Application

Agricultural Conservation Easements (ACEs)


​FY 2018-19 Informational Documents​

2018-19 SALC Program Guidelines (approved for release on December 20, 2018)

FY 2018-19 Air Resources Board Quantification ​M​ethodology (under development) 


​Sample Documents

Planning Grant Supporting Material

Planning Grant Agreement Template

Easement Grant Sample Documents and Supporting Material

(most recently available documents)

PTR Review Chart (optional)

Sample Landowner Letter of Intent

Sample Letter to the Planning Director

Easement Grant Agreement Template
SALC Program Easement Template (with Checklist​​​)​

Overview and Preparation of Agricultural Conservation Easement Appraisals

Priority Population Status (previously known as Disadvantaged Community status)
Priority Population Benefits Checklist​

CARB's Priority Populations map​s (SB 535 and AB1550) ​


Please refer to the Managing Your Grant page for additional forms and templates.

Have questions? Please contact the SALC Program team at (916) 324-0850 or for more information.