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CDFW Launches New Funding Opportunity For Cannabis Cultivators
Grant Program Guidance Can Enable With High-priced Remediation Projects
The California Division of Fish and Wildlife’s (CDFW) Hashish Restoration Grant Application (CRGP) now declared a phone for thought proposals in preparation for the qualified cultivator funding opportunity.
The Competent Cultivator Funding Opportunity, Proposal Solicitation Notice is scheduled for launch in fall of 2021 and will be open up for making use of until spring of 2023. Apps will be accredited on a scheduled foundation.
“We expect our new capable cultivator program will aid with remediation jobs that might be unaffordable for numerous smaller sized cultivators, and also promote environmentally sustainable practices,” mentioned Jeremy Valverde, CDFW’s Hashish Method Director. “We hope this support will assistance cultivators development from provisional to yearly license status.”
Although funding is not immediately paid to cultivators, it can be secured by way of suitable applicants, which involve non-profits, government businesses or tribes.
There are a few methods to the certified cultivator method: session, pre-software and whole application. The consultation system is optional but will let employees and the prospective applicants to discuss the proposed project’s applicability and eligibility. After the solicitation is launched, applicants will be demanded to post a pre-software ahead of becoming considered for the entire software.
“This is a fantastic option to assist our area small cannabis farms in conquering the monetary limitations that numerous facial area on the highway to compliance,” claimed Peggy Murphy, Financial Enhancement Professional, County of Humboldt. “I search ahead to listening to extra about this funding possibility, collaborating in the solicitation procedure and assisting customers of our cannabis group access this valuable useful resource.”
More information and facts about the thought consultation and funding priorities can be identified in the Concept Consultation Request Overview (PDF).
Grants by the CRGP are funded through California’s Environmental Restoration and Protection Account pursuant to Profits and Taxation Code part 34019(f)(2), and may well be made use of to fund the cleanup, remediation, and restoration of environmental hurt in watersheds influenced by hashish cultivation and related actions, and to help regional partnerships for this objective.
For issues on CDFW’s CRGP, make sure you e mail [email protected].
Media Make contact with:
Janice Mackey, CDFW Communications, (916) 207-7891