Financial assistance

We provide an array of financial support options to help customers implement conservation practices. Click the column headings to reorganize the information in the following table:

Financial ProgramGrant or LoanDollar LimitPercentage by DistrictPercentage by Landowner
Dollars on the Ground (DOG)Grant$10,00050%50%
Grant+LoanGrant plus LoanGrant: up to $10,000
Loan: maximum not set
Grant portion: 50%
Loan portion: not set
50% including repayment of loan
Irrigation or Manure Composing/StorageGrant plus LoanGrant: up to $50,000
Loan: maximum not set
Grant portion: 33%
Loan portion: 33%
33% plus repayment of loan
Water Quality Small GrantGrant$2,500100% if water quality benefit0%
Targeted Weed Control ServicesGrant$2,500100% payment to CSWCD contractor to treat targeted weeds0%, may require landowner to monitor site
Design/Consultation Small GrantGrant$2,500100% if leads to implementation of conservation practice0%
Low-interest LoanLoanNot set0% - Loan is for installation of conservation practice or purchase of conservation-related equipment100% (repayment of loan)