Sustainable agricultural lands conservation board, California climate investments. 2018 outcomes, $10 million implemented. image depicts a graphic of 2018 outcomes that displays funding distributions, expected benefits and total funding.

Protection of critical agricultural lands from conversion to more GHG-intensive residential uses by facilitating conservation easements and strategy plans that result in direct protection of at-risk lands.

  • This program has received $118.5 million

  • $19.4 million has been implemented

Who can access funds?

Easement funding are available to local and regional government entities and nonprofit organizations. Strategy and Outcome grants available to local governments in collaboration with other organizations, such as land trusts and open space districts.

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Project story

Anticipated Timelines

  • April 17, 2019: Pre-Proposal Deadline

  • July 15, 2019: Planning grant pre-proposal deadline

  • July 22, 2019: Workshop to review SALC quantification methodology

  • September 13, 2019: Application Deadline

Sustainable agricultural lands conservation board, California climate investments. image depicts a graphic that displays program outcomes. program outcomes are: 62 easements project totaling 90,700 acres to be CONSERVED.