Funding, Grants, & Easements

DOC offers financial incentive programs to further California's goals to conserve agricultural lands, restore and manage watersheds, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. Navigate below for an overview of each program and links to more information. 

Funding, Grants & Easements



State Awards Nearly $57 Million Conserve Agricultural LandsState Awards Nearly $57 Million Conserve Agricultural LandsThe California Strategic Growth Council, in coordination with the Department of Conservation, awards agricultural land use planning and land conservation that will keep valuable farm and ranch lands available for agricultural production.$57-Million-Conserve-Agricultural-Lands.aspx,$57-Million-Conserve-Agricultural-Lands.aspx
DOC Awards Nearly $2 Million in GrantsDOC Awards Nearly $2 Million in GrantsClimate adaptation and resilience projects around the state will benefit from the $1.9 million DOC has awarded to 22 land trusts and local or regional governments. Some funds will support planning, others will conserve agricultural land, all will benefit Californians.$1-9-Million-Local-Regional-Planning-Land-Trust-Capacity-Projects.aspx,$1-9-Million-Local-Regional-Planning-Land-Trust-Capacity-Projects.aspx