3021-975 SALC Acquisition Grant Technical Assistance RFP

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  • Grant
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The overall goal of the technical assistance program (TA Program) is to actively engage and support eligible grantees and their partners in under-represented and disadvantaged communities to develop viable projects and submit grant applications in pursuit of funding for agricultural land conservation acquisition and capacity grants through the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program (SALC).


The technical assistance provider will support the mission of the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program by engaging with key stakeholders--land trusts, tribal entities, nonprofits, landowners, farmers and ranchers, and others--in under-represented and disadvantaged communities. The TA provider will explore local opportunities and constraints, assess needs and resources, and help TA recipients develop viable projects and submit applications for SALC acquisition and capacity grants.

The Department intends to award one (1) service contract for this RFP.

Eligibility Requirements

Eligible Applicants:

  • Business
  • Individual
  • Nonprofit
  • Tribal Government

Proposers must provide evidence that the collective experience of their team possesses the necessary knowledge and experience in community engagement and natural resources to successfully achieve the goals, tasks, and outcomes outlined in this RFP.  Please review full RFP for details.

Eligible Geographies:

State of California 

Important Dates

The date (and time, where applicable) by which all applications must be submitted to the grantmaker. Time listed as “00:00” equates to midnight.
The date on which the grantor expects to announce the recipient(s) of the grant.
July 19, 2022
The length of time during which the grant money must be utilized.
30 months

Funding Details

The total projected dollar amount of the grant.
A single grant opportunity may represent one or many awards. Some grantors may know in advance the exact number of awards to be given. Others may indicate a range. Some may wish to and wait until the application period closes before determining how many awards to offer; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Grant opportunities representing multiple awards may offer awards in the same amount or in varied amounts. Some may wish to wait until the application period closes before determining per-award amounts; in this case, a value of “Dependent” will display.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) provide a letter of intent.
Certain grants require that the recipient(s) be able to fully or partially match the grant award amount with another funding source.
The funding source allocated to fund the grant. It may be either State or Federal (or a combination of both), and be tied to a specific piece of legislation, a proposition, or a bond number.
  • State

Funding Source Notes:

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund

The manner in which the grant funding will be delivered to the awardee. Funding methods include reimbursements (where the recipient spends out-of-pocket and is reimbursed by the grantor) and advances (where the recipient spends received grant funds directly).
  • Reimbursement(s)

How to Apply

State agencies/departments recommend you read the full grant guidelines before applying.


For questions about this grant, contact:
Benjamin Brown, 1-916-858-9277, ServiceContracts@conservation.ca.gov