Request for Grant Applications
The ALMP grant application period is now open. Apply for funding today!
- Pre-proposal deadline*: July 22, 2019
- Application deadline: October 31, 2019
*All applicants interested in submitting an application are required to submit a pre-proposal by the deadline listed to be considered for funding.
Visit our Application Information page for relevant forms and materials.
The Agricultural Land Mitigation Program (ALMP) provides grant funding for the purchase of agricultural conservation easements on farmland within Fresno, Madera, Merced, Kern, Kings, or Tulare counties. Interested landowners must partner with an eligible applicant, such as a land trust, city, county, resource conservation district, or regional park or open-space district. The farmland must contain predominately Prime Farmland, Farmland of Statewide Importance, Farmland of Local Importance, and Unique Farmland, as identified by the Department of Conservation's Farmland Mapping and Monitoring Program
. Grants will be awarded to cover up to 100 percent of the value of the agricultural conservation easement.