California State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program – Block Grant Pilot
Applications are due by June 19, 2023.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) Block Grant Pilot. This funding opportunity will provide up to $40 million in funding to organizations to further disburse to agricultural operations. CDFA aims to support regional capacity building and provide opportunities for regional strategic use of SWEEP funding to address local concerns regarding water conservation and water efficiency. Block grants range from $2 million to $5 million, with at least 80% of these funds used for implementation of on-farm SWEEP projects, not to exceed $200,000 per grant beneficiary.