Connecticut Conservation Innovation Grant Opportunity for Funding

The summary for the Connecticut Conservation Innovation Grant Opportunity for Funding grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the NRCS Connecticut State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Connecticut Conservation Innovation Grant Opportunity for Funding: NRCS Connecticut requests applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies on agricultural lands. Applications will be accepted from any eligible entity within Connecticut and surrounding states for projects within the state of Connecticut. For fiscal year 2013, up to $176,000 may be available for the Connecticut statewide CIG competition. NRCS will reserve the right to offer more or less funding at the discretion of the State Conservationist. Funds will be awarded through a competitive grants process. Applications are requested from eligible government or non-government organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between one and three years duration. This notice identifies the objectives for CIG projects, the eligibility criteria for projects and associated instructions needed to apply to CIG. To participate in the Connecticut CIG sign-up, project proposals should request federal funds of $75,000 or less and must be implemented in the state of Connecticut.
Federal Grant Title: Connecticut Conservation Innovation Grant Opportunity for Funding
Federal Agency Name: NRCS Connecticut State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-CT-13-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Apr 05, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Apr 05, 2013
Posted Date: Mar 07, 2013
Creation Date: Mar 07, 2013
Archive Date: May 05, 2013
Total Program Funding: $176,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
CIG applicants must be a federally recognized Indian Tribe, state or local unit of government, non-governmental orginization, business or individual.
Grant Announcement Contact
Nancy Ferlow State Resource Conservationist Phone 860-871-4049

Office [nancy.ferlow@ct.usda.gov]
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