How We are Funded
Most RCDs receive funding from grants and private donations. Resource Conservation Districts are “special districts” of the state of California, set up under Division 9 of the California Public Resources Code Alameda County Resource Conservation District is funded primarily through competitive grants, fee-for-service work, and Alameda County property tax revenues.
The Alameda County Resource Conservation District receives funds from several different granting agencies, both state and federal.
The RCD also receives funding for providing specialized services to a variety of public and private entities. Services offered by the RCD include technical assistance, consultation, coordination between stakeholders, and permitting.
Some of our Fee-for-service partners include the City of Livermore, the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, East Bay Regional Parks, Zone 7 Water Agency, and the Alameda County Flood Control and Water Conservation District.