Program Update and Application Deadline Extended: A Small Ag Business Drought and Flood Relief Grant Program

The Humboldt County Resource Conservation District (HCRCD) has partnered with Lendistry and the California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program to provide relief to small agricultural businesses that experienced a decline in annual gross receipts or gross profits due to drought or storm flood conditions. For more information and to apply for this program visit www.cadroughtfloodrelief.com or contact HCRCD staff at ag@hcrcd.org to learn if you are eligible and for assistance applying. The deadline to apply has now been extended to February 15th!

12/21/2023: UPDATES to Small Ag Business Drought and Flood Relief Grant Program

  • Business License Documentation: 2019 Tax Returns with Schedule F is accepted in lieu of a business registration document.
  • Agricultural Income: Line 9 on all Schedule F tax returns will be used as Agricultural Gross Income *All submitted applications have been rereviewed according to the updated schedule F review.
  • Drought Group 1: Applicants for Drought Group 1 must meet the definition of a “Small Farm” but do not have to be a socially disadvantaged farmer. *Submitted applications affected by this update have been rereviewed and can check their status and/or email for updates
  • Flood Group 1: There is no longer a revenue cap for small agricultural businesses.

The California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program is administered by the California Office of the Small Business Advocate (CalOSBA).