California Organic Program

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 participation in the Cost Share Program


Cost Share Application Packet

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