SALC Fast Facts, Program Guidelines, & Award Information


SALC Fact Sheet
Department of Conservation Website--SALC Information


  • For Strategy and Outcome Grants, Cities, Counties, and partners
  • For Agricultural Conservation Easement (ACE) Grants: Cities, Counties, Nonprofit Organizations, Resource Conservation Districts, and Regional Park or Open-Space Districts or Authorities

2016-2017 Program Guidelines

SALC Program staff would appreciate your feedback on the Draft FY 2016-17 SALC Program Guidelines and application process to inform revisions for the year ahead. 


In-Person at the Public Meeting:
1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017
Department of Conservation
801 K Street, MS 14-15
Sacramento, CA 95814

Webcast of Public Meeting:
Please RSVP to 916-324-0850, spaces limited
1:00 p.m., Thursday, March 2, 2017

By E-mail: CFCP@conservation.ca.gov

By Mail: Sustainable Ag Lands Conservation Program
ATTN: 2016-17 Draft Guidelines Public Comment
801 K Street, MS 14-15
Sacramento, CA 95814

By Phone: 916-324-0850

Comments will be accepted until 5pm on March 17, 2017

2015-2016 SALC Information

The following projects were approved for funding under the Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program by the Strategic Growth Council (SGC) on August 9th, 2016. The press release announcing the decision can be found here. Additional materials are available on the SGC Cou​ncil Meeting Materials page​.  

Agricultural Conservation Easement Summaries
Map of Agricultural Conservation Easement Projects
Strategy and Outcome Grant 
Staff Report to the Council

2014-2015 SALC Information

The first round of funding was approved by the Strategic Growth Council on June 30, 2015.

2014-2015 SALC Guidelines

SALC 14-15 Basic Project Information
SALC 14-15 Presentation to Council
SALC 14-15 Agricultural Conservation Easement Summaries
SALC 14-15 Map of Agricultural Easement Projects
SALC 14-15 Agricultural Land Strategy Grants
SALC 14-15 Staff Report to the Council
SALC 14-15 Quantification Method Easements