Resources for SWCD Employees

Click on the images below to view the PY2023-24 Manual or the District Guide

Fillable PDF Versions of all VCAP Forms are now available:

Participating Districts and prospective applicants should use only official VCAP forms.

Payment Request

Start-up Payment Pilot Program (SUPPP)

*Only districts that have opted in to SUPPP can offer this support program. Opt-in either by a board motion recorded in the minutes or by completing the MOU below between the Association and your district.

SUPPP provides up to 50% of cost share as soon as an application is approved to allow participants to secure a contractor and relieve some of the financial burden of a fully-reimbursable program.

Other Resources

Practice-Specific Information

Bioretention and Infiltration

Conservation Landscaping

Constructed Wetlands

Dry Well

Green Roof

Living Shoreline

Permeable Pavement and Impervious Surface Removal

Rain Garden

Rainwater Harvesting

Vegetated Stormwater Conveyance

Native Planting & Misc. Training Items

Training Videos

Outside Resources

Basic Training:

Rain Garden and Planting Design Resources:

VCAP Steering Committee

  • Members:
    • Northern Neck SWCD
    • Northern Virginia SWCD
    • Thomas Jefferson SWCD
    • Hanover-Caroline SWCD
    • Culpeper SWCD
    • Colonial SWCD
    • VA Association of Soil and Water Conservation Districts

Contact the VASWCD VCAP Coordinator Blair Blanchette at or VCAP Assistant Coordinator Rachel DuVal at with any questions about committee work or to join the VCAP discussion.