Financial incentives for on-farm management practices that sequester carbon, including soil management, establishment of herbaceous and woody cover, and demonstration projects showcasing these practices.

  • This program has received $40.5 million

  • $5.6 million has been implemented

Who can access funds?

Incentives available to farmers, ranchers, and recognized tribes; demonstration project funding to educational institutions, conservation districts, and nonprofit organizations collaborating with farmers, ranchers and recognized tribes.

Program factsheet (English & Español)

Project story

Anticipated Timelines

Not yet announced.

Technical Assistance

Healthy soils program, california climate investments. image depicts a chart of program solutions. the image says healthy soils: increased soil organic matter. improve plant health and yields, sequester and reduce greenhouse gases, improve water and air quality, increase water retention, reduce sediment erosion and dust, improve biological diversity and wildlife habitat.

Healthy soils program, california climate investments. 2019 outcomes, $5.6 million implemented. image depicts a graphic of 2019 outcomes that displays funding distributions, expected benefits and total funding.