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



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
Funding Available for Ag Land ConservationFunding Available for Ag Land ConservationIn its sixth year, cap-and-trade funded SALC Program requests grant applications to protect agricultural land and support infill development; pre-proposals due by April 30.,
COVID-19 UpdatesCOVID-19 UpdatesGet the latest information with the California Coronavirus (COVID-19) Response website.https://www., https://www.
Watershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsWatershed Coordinator Grant Program Accepting CommentsThe public comment period for the draft Solicitation and Application for 2020 Sustainable Groundwater Management Watershed Coordinator Program Grants is open until 11:59 p.m. April 30​.,
Celebrate Earth Day All Week With Virtual Activities Celebrate Earth Day All Week With Virtual Activities The blog this week is all about Earth Day! Join us and other environmentally-focused state departments in fun and educational events planned by the California Natural Resources Agency.,
Protecting Our Food Supply Through a Pandemic [webinar recap]Protecting Our Food Supply Through a Pandemic [webinar recap]In our blog this week, DLRP Director Keai'i Bright weighs in on the policy discussion around supply chain disruptions caused by COVID-19. The pandemic has highlighted the essential role of local farmers in ensuring a reliable and healthy food supply for California and the country.,