$12,182,400 of funding from the Department of Cannabis Control (DCC) will soon be available to Humboldt County cannabis cultivators. Administered by the Humboldt County Planning and Building Department, the funding will support projects to install water storage and conservation equipment as well as replacing generators with renewable energy systems.
Beginning Monday, August 22 cultivators may apply for up to $60,000 for water storage and conservation projects, and up to $30,000 for renewable energy projects. To submit an application or learn more about eligibility and ranking, please visit the Planning and Building Department’s Water Storage and Conservation Grant Program web page and Renewable Energy Grant Program web page.
Applications will only be accepted online. Applications for the first round of funding will be available at the Planning and Building Department’s Water Storage and Conservation Program web page and Renewable Energy Program web page at 8 a.m. on Monday, August 22. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. on Friday, September 2.
Planning and Building Department staff currently anticipates that the Board of Supervisors will decide which projects will receive funding at their meeting on Tuesday, October 25. Please contact the Planning and Building Department with specific questions about applications via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, call (707) 267-9408, or visit the office located at 3015 H Street, Eureka, CA 95501.