Grants for Farmers
See below for a list of current grant opportunities for farmers offered by our project partners.
Need help with your application? The UCCE Small Farms Network community educators offer application assistance in English, Spanish, Hmong, and Chinese. Contact your regional community educator for more information.
Current Grant Opportunities
California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program
Granting Organization: California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA)
Application Period: August 31 - December 1, 2023
More Info, Eligibility Requirements & Application Links:
- Drought Relief Grants:https://cadroughtfloodrelief.com/drought/
- Flood Relief Grants: https://cadroughtfloodrelief.com/flood/
The grant websites and application forms are available in multiple languages including Spanish, French, and Chinese.
The California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program is administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA).
CDFA Small & Undeserved Producers Program (CUSP) Drought Relief Grants - Administered by CCOF Foundation
Granting Organization: California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF) Foundation
Application Period: August 2023 - June 2025
Geographic Area: California
Other Criteria: Must be certified organic
More Info & Application Link: https://www.ccof.org/page/hardship-assistance
CDFA Small & Undeserved Producers Program (CUSP) Drought Relief Grants - Administered by Ventura County RCD
Granting Organization: Ventura County Resource Conservation District (RCD)
Geographic Area: Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties, California
Application Period: Summer 2023 - Spring 2025
More Info & Application Link: https://vcrcd.org/cusp/
Storm Recovery Resources
For farms that suffered losses in the 2022-2023 winter storms, CDFA's flood recovery resources webpage includes information on many relief and support resources available from state and federal partners.