Acquisition and Planning Grant Application Information

​​​​​​​​​​SALC Guidelines

The 2020-2021 Grant Guidelines & Applications ​were adopted by the Strategic Growth Council at its April 29​ meeting. ​

Guidelines and Word documents of the pre-proposal form and application are below.

To submit a pre-proposal, complete the appropriate pre-proposal form below and email it to salcp@conservation.ca.gov.

Due Dates
  • June 1, 2021: Pre-proposals due (acquisition grants) 
  • July 1, 2021: Pre-proposals due (planning grants)
  • September 10, 2021: Full applications due (planning and acquisition grants)
  • December 2021: Awards announced

Application Materials


Planning Grants​


Acquisition Grants​


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.