State Water Efficiency & 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. Eligible system components include (among others) soil moisture monitoring, drip systems, switching to low pressure irrigation systems, pump retrofits, variable frequency drives and installation of renewable energy to reduce on-farm water use and energy.
What's new in SWEEP?
SWEEP will accept applications in late 2023. To prepare to apply, please review the 2023 SWEEP Request for Grant Applications. The timeline below is subject to change.
Estimated Timeline for 2023 SWEEP Solicitation
|Release Request for Grant Applications (RGA)||December 5, 2023|
|CDFA grant application webinars||December 2023|
|Grant applications due||January 19, 2024|
|Administrative and technical review||January – February 2024|
|Announce and award funding||February 2024|
For information regarding the SWEEP Southern Desert Region Pilot Program, please visit the link below.
For information regarding the SWEEP Block Grant Pilot Program, please visit the link below.
Who can I contact for more information?
If you have questions about SWEEP, please e-mail email@example.com.
State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program Videos
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)