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

 

 

Watershed Coordinator Grant Guidelines IssuedWatershed Coordinator Grant Guidelines IssuedThe Department of Conservation has released final guidelines for its Forest Health Watershed Coordinator Program. Applications for nearly $2 million will be accepted through February 15. The program’s goal: to address local needs in improving forest health. https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/watershed/Pages/Index.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=902018-12-07T23:40:00Z
September 1 Deadline for Ag Easement Funds September 1 Deadline for Ag Easement Funds About ​​​$1.3 million in funding is available for agricultural conservation easement acquisitions under ​​the California Farmland Conservancy Program. The application deadline is September 1.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/dlrp/grant-programs/cfcp, Deadline for CFCP Funding is September 1https://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=592018-08-06T07:00:00Z
Seismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesSeismic Hazards Shown in San Mateo, Contra Costa CountiesCalifornia Geological Survey today issued five Preliminary Seismic Hazard Zone maps covering portions of Contra Costa and San Mateo counties.http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releases, http://www.consrv.ca.gov/cgs/preliminary-releaseshttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=832018-10-04T15:00:00Z
Funding Available for Ag Land ConservationFunding Available for Ag Land ConservationThe Strategic Growth Council (SGC) has approved grant guidelines and is seeking applications for projects that protect agricultural land and reduce greenhouse gases.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Funding-Available-for-Ag-Land-Conservation.aspx, https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/Funding-Available-for-Ag-Land-Conservation.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1002019-01-10T18:00:00Z
Nearly $2 Million in Grants Issued to Protect and Restore State ForestsNearly $2 Million in Grants Issued to Protect and Restore State ForestsEight organizations have received $1.85 million in grants to hire watershed coordinators who will build local capacity to improve forest health.https://www.conservation.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-Nearly-$2-Million-in-Grants--to-Build-Local-Capacity-to-Protect-and-Restore-State-Forests.aspx, https://authoring.consrv.ca.gov/index/Pages/News/State-Issues-Nearly-$2-Million-in-Grants--to-Build-Local-Capacity-to-Protect-and-Restore-State-Forests.aspxhttps://www.conservation.ca.gov/Lists/News/DispForm.aspx?ID=1102019-03-21T21:00:00Z