State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program
The State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP) provides financial assistance in the form of grants to implement irrigation systems that reduce greenhouse gases and save water on California agricultural operations.
CDFA is now accepting grant applications for 2016 SWEEP Round II
Potential applicants should review the Application Guidelines (below). The deadline to submit an application is August 5, 2016 at 5:00 P.M. Late applications cannot be accepted.
2016 SWEEP Round II – Upcoming Workshops
CDFA will host four grant application workshops at the following dates, times and locations to provide prospective applicants with basic information on the program and application process.
CDFA Grant Application Workshop Schedule:
June 22, 2016 (Wednesday) from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Yolo County Farm Bureau
Conference Room 1st Floor,
69 West Kentucky Ave.
Woodland, CA 95695
June 23, 2016 (Thursday) from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Imperial County Farm Bureau
El Centro, CA 92243
San Luis Obispo County
June 27, 2016 (Monday) from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau
4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
June 29, 2016 (Wednesday) from 9:30 am to 11:30 am
American Pistachio Growers
9 River Park Place East, Suite 410
Fresno, CA 93720
More information regarding the request for applications will follow and the webpage will be updated accordingly.
2016 SWEEP, Round II - Technical Assistance Workshops
To support SWEEP, technical assistance workshops and application assistance will be provided by non-profit organizations, California Resource Conservation Districts and California academic institutions to provide applicants with hands-on application assistance. Funding for this technical assistance was made possible through a $50,000 partnership grant between CDFA and the United States Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) to achieve the mutual objective of providing technical assistance to SWEEP applicants.
2016 SWEEP Technical Assistance Workshop Schedule – updated 6/24