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.,
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., Deadline for CFCP Funding is September 12018-08-06T07:00:00Z
Transformative Climate Communities Grants AvailableTransformative Climate Communities Grants AvailableGrants that empower the communities most impacted by pollution to choose their own goals, strategies, and projects to enact transformational change are now available, DOC and the Strategic Growth Council announced., TCC Funding to Improve Communities2018-08-17T07:00:00Z
DOC Launches New Audience-Focused Website and LogoDOC Launches New Audience-Focused Website and LogoToday we re-launched our website with a new logo and site built to connect users to the wealth of natural resources data and services they use most. Read more and provide your feedback on our new experience.,
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.,
SALC Program Awards $48 Million for Ag EasementsSALC Program Awards $48 Million for Ag EasementsCap-and-trade funded program will conserve approximately 10,721 acres of high-value and productive agricultural land through 17 easements in 13 counties.,