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Prospective applicants must access the “Request for Applications” at www.cdfa.ca.gov/go/DD for detailed information on eligibility and program requirements. To streamline and expedite the application process, CDFA is partnering with the State Water Resources Control Board, which hosts an online application tool, Financial Assistance Application Submittal Tool (FAAST). All prospective applicants must register for a FAAST account at https://faast.waterboards.ca.gov.
Applications and all supporting information must be submitted electronically using FAAST by Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 5:00 p.m. PT.
CDFA will hold two workshops and one webinar to provide information on program requirements and the FAAST application process (see below). CDFA staff will provide guidance on the application process, provide several examples and answer any questions. There is no cost to attend the workshops.
Individuals planning to attend should email email@example.com with his or her contact information, number of seats required and the workshop location.
Sacramento – Friday, May 12, 2017
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
California Department of Food and Agriculture
2800 Gateway Oaks Drive, Room 101
Sacramento, CA 95833
Tulare – Monday, May 15, 2017
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Tulare County Agricultural Building Auditorium
4437 S. Laspina Street
Tulare, CA 93274
Webinar – Tuesday, May 16, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
To register for the webinar, please visit the program webpage at www.cdfa.ca.gov/go/DD.
Prospective applicants should refer to the DDRDP webpage (www.cdfa.ca.gov/go/DD) for information regarding community outreach meetings coordinated by CDFA. These meetings are intended to provide assistance with community outreach requirements.
Prospective applicants may contact CDFA’s Grants Office at firstname.lastname@example.org with general program questions.