Cost Share Application
The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided funds from the National Farm Bill to the
California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) to be distributed to
operations that have been certified organic by a USDA accredited certifier. This program is intended to help offset
costs of obtaining organic certification.
The applicant must submit the application form(s) along with a copy(s) of certification and copy(s) of the associated expenses
required to obtain and/or maintain certification and the completed form STD 204 within the allotted time frame (see application requirements).
Cost share applications are paid on a first come first served basis
Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accept online applications.
Below we have provided Cost Share forms.
You may complete and submit a signed copy to the State Organic Program at the address listed on the forms.
Please contact Sharon Parsons if you need assistance.
Thank you for your cooperation
Cost Share Application Packet