Acquisition and Planning Grant Application Information

​​​​​​SALC Guidelines

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The 2019-2020 Grant Guidelines & Applications​ were adopted by the Strategic Growth Council at its February 25 meeting. Below are links to Word documents of the pre-proposal form and application.

Application Materials

Planning Grants​

Acquisition Grants​

California Air Resources Board Quantification Methodology (adopted September 6, 2019​)


Acquisition Grant Sample Documents and Supporting Materials

(most recently available documents)


Overview and Preparation of Agricultural Conservation Easement Appraisals

Priority Population Status

(previously known as Disadvantaged Community status)


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


Have questions? Please contact the SALC team at (916) 324-0850 or salcp@conservation.ca.gov for more information.