SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Program
CDFA accepted public comment on a draft Request for Grant Applications for the SWEEP Block Grant Pilot in November 2022. Through the block grant pilot program, qualified organizations across the state will be eligible to apply for state funding and then disburse funds to eligible farmers/ranchers or agricultural operations for on-farm irrigation projects. Additionally, awarded organizations would provide technical assistance to implement on-farm projects or will partner with technical assistance providers to provide this support. The draft Request for Grant Applications is linked below.
- SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Public Comments Summary and Response
- SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Public Comments
- SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Draft Request for Grant Applications
The SWEEP Program is not accepting applications.
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)