Disaster Assistance Program

Do you own/rent a farm or ranch in Whatcom County that was impacted by flooding in November 2021?

Limited state funding is available to reimburse up to 75% of eligible damages or losses. The Washington State Conservation Commission and Whatcom Conservation District are administering grants through a new Disaster Assistance Program launched in April 2022.

Applications must be received by 4:00 p.m. on June 24, 2022.

Funding is limited - don't delay

- Applications accepted through June 24, 2022 by 4:00 p.m. or until funding is gone.

- Eligible applications funded on a rolling basis.

- Questions? Call Whatcom Conservation District at 360-526-2380.

Eligibility

This first round of funding is available to farmers and ranchers in Whatcom County who:

  • Have sustained physical damage or economic loss due to the major flooding event that occurred in Whatcom County during November 2021, and
  • Can provide documentation of a reduction in agricultural income or activity as a result of the flood.

Read the Program Guidelines for additional requirements.

Program Guidelines and FAQs

Apply

Apply online using the Disaster Assistance Program Online Application (fastest).

If you prefer a hard copy application you may:

Funding is limited. Applications will be accepted through 4:00 p.m. on June 24, 2022 or until funding is gone.

Contact the Washington State Conservation Commission (360-407-6200) or TTY Relay (711) to request an application in an alternate format.

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