The California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program will provide relief to small agricultural businesses to cover part of the costs incurred from California’s extreme drought from 2019 to 2022 and 2023 storm flooding conditions.

Program Overview:

  • Round 1 for drought relief is open to two eligible groups affected by severe drought:
    • Small agricultural businesses and
    • Small, socially disadvantaged farmers.
  • Round 1 for flood relief is open to any small agricultural business within or serving a county with a state or federal disaster declaration for flooding.
  • The program will provide the opportunity for direct grants of $20,000 – $100,000.

Note: Webinars for this program begin this week.

For more information on the webinars, application dates, grant requirements, eligibility, FAQs, and technical assistance, visit

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