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California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program

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Program Overview

The California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program will provide relief to small agricultural businesses that experienced a decline in annual gross receipts or gross profits due to drought or storm flood conditions.

PLEASE NOTE: Lendistry is the sole entity designated as the Intermediary of California Small Agricultural Business Drought & Flood Relief Grant Program (the “Program”).

This site (www.cadroughtfloodrelief.com) and the other websites available on or through this site (the “Designated Sites”) are the only approved websites designated for the administration of the Program. Any other website purporting to administer or otherwise act as an Intermediary in connection with the Program may be fraudulent. As such, you should exercise extreme caution and avoid providing any information (personal or otherwise) in connection with the Program on or through any website other than the Designated Sites. Further, neither Lendistry nor any of its partners will charge any fees to apply for a grant under the Program and we recommend that you avoid any third parties purporting to charge fees for you to apply.

Drought Relief

Storm Flood Relief

Drought Group 1 Will be allocated to small farms including socially disadvantaged farmers who are qualified small agricultural businesses that:
(a) experienced a decline in annual gross receipts or gross profits of 10 percent or more when comparing the 2022 taxable year to the 2019 taxable year and
(b) have been affected by severe drought according to a D2 or higher drought classification pursuant to the USDA Drought Monitor (view map here).

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Drought Group 2 Will be allocated to qualified small agricultural businesses that:
(a) experienced a decline in annual gross receipts or gross profits of 30 percent or more when comparing the 2022 taxable year to the 2019 taxable year,
(b) have been affected by severe drought according to a D2 or higher drought classification pursuant to the USDA Drought Monitor (view map here), and
(c) are identified as one of the following 2022 North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) or National Taxonomy of Exempt Entities (NTEE) codes listed here.

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Drought Group 3 Will be allocated to qualified small agricultural businesses that:
(a) experienced a decline in annual gross receipts or gross profits of 10 percent or more when comparing the 2022 taxable year to the 2019 taxable year,
(b) have been affected by severe drought according to a D2 or higher drought classification pursuant to the USDA Drought Monitor (view map here), and
(c) do not file their 2022 tax year returns until 2024.

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Flood/Winter Storm Group 1 Will be allocated to qualified small agricultural businesses that:
(a) have been affected by storm flooding within or serve a county that has a state or federal disaster declaration for storm flooding (view map here) and
(b) are identified as one of the following North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) codes listed here.

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