Open on a rolling basis through summer 2024
Who should apply? Farmers that make at least $10,000 and no more than $400,000 in gross farm sales
With the ongoing drought crisis in California, farmers face increased costs ranging from higher water and energy bills to installing new equipment. This is especially difficult for smaller farms, and farmers from BIPOC, immigrant, and other socially-disadvantaged farmers & ranchers. These farmers often fall through the cracks of traditional government aid so CARCD with funding from CDFA is stepping in to offer direct financial support to farmers who have experienced losses due to drought.
This grant provides award amounts of $1,000 – $20,000 per farmer. Applications will be received and awards will be available on a rolling basis beginning fall 2022 through summer 2024. Learn more and apply.