SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Program
The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program - Block Grant Pilot promotes the development of water efficient irrigation on California’s farmlands and ranchlands.
The Block Grant Pilot Program is designed to facilitate financial assistance to California agricultural operations through regional block grant administrators.
The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program - Block Grant Pilot Program application period closed at 5:00 p.m. PT on Monday, June 19, 2023. Further information will be provided about the entities that have been awarded the SWEEP Block Grants in the coming weeks. Please sign up for our email notifications or revisit the website to receive updates about the Block Grant Pilot Program. Future updates will include the service area, contact information, and locations of the Block Grant Recipients.
CDFA hosted two informational workshops to provide information on the block grant program requirements and application process. The recorded workshop is linked below:
Related Grant Opportunities
Grant Opportunities for Producers
Climate Smart Agriculture: Rossow Farms
Episode 1: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Seth Rossow’s family owned farm, Rossow Farms which is located in Merced, San Joaquin County. (4:06)
Climate Smart Agriculture: Giacomazzi Farms
Episode 2: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Dino Giacomazzi’s family owned farm, Giacomazzi Farms which is located in Hanford, Kings County. (4:05)
Climate Smart Agriculture: Tchieng and Thao Farms
Episode 3: SWEEP has had a positive effect on Fong Tchieng’s family owned farm, Tchieng Family Farm and Kong Thao’s family owned farm, Thao Family Farms, both of which are located in Fresno County. (5:00)