The Agriculture Conservation Assistance program (ACAP) awards grants to Pennsylvania farmers to install best management practices (BMPs) on their farms that reduce pollution from entering streams and waterways.The program is an opportunity for farmers to install soil and water conservation practices that have shared environmental and farm management goals. ACCD is excited to offer this grant opportunity for farmers in Allegheny County.
The Agriculture Conservation Assistance Program (ACAP) was created through the Clean Streams Fund to reduce non-point source pollution in the streams and surface waters of the Commonwealth. The State Conservation Commission is providing funding to many Pennsylvania Conservation Districts. Funding levels for each county were determined by the following factors: