SALC Program Now Accepting Applications
Pre-proposal deadline June 1, 2017


The Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALC Program) is now accepting applications:

  • Agricultural Conservation Easement grants – Grants to protect important agricultural lands under threat of conversion via permanent agricultural conservation easements (ACE or easements).
  • Agricultural Land Strategy and Outcome grants – Grants to counties, cities, and partners to design and implement a local or regional agricultural land conservation strategy that results in an outcome that reduces GHG emissions through the long-term protection of agricultural lands under threat of conversion by promoting regional growth within discrete boundaries.

Approved 2016-17 Final Guidelines and Request for Grant Applications.

Pre-proposal deadline (optional): June 1, 2017

Application deadline: August 1, 2017

The SALC Program team encourages interested applicants are to submit a pre-proposal to receive technical assistance in identifying their eligibility and developing their application. Application materials now available.

Program information referenced via the CA Dept. of Conservation.