Conservation Innovation Grant-Wyoming

The summary for the Conservation Innovation Grant-Wyoming 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 Wyoming State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Conservation Innovation Grant-Wyoming: D. Natural Resource Concerns Applications shall demonstrate the use of innovative technologies, approaches, or both to address a natural resource concern or concerns. Eight natural resource concerns have been identified for possible funding through the FY2012 Wyoming Conservation Innovation Grants State competition. Applications that benefit multiple resource concerns shall receive priority for funding, as well as applications that focus on Market Based Approaches. The objective of this approach is to develop, implement, and/or evaluate processes, technology tools, institutional arrangements, or systems that are "market-based" in nature and address one of the priority resource concerns below:
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Innovation Grant-Wyoming
Federal Agency Name: NRCS Wyoming State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: FY12-WYOMING-CIG
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: May 01, 2012
Original Application Deadline: May 01, 2012
Posted Date: Mar 26, 2012
Creation Date: Apr 23, 2012
Archive Date: May 31, 2012
Total Program Funding: $500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments - City or township governments - Independent school districts - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Individuals - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
D. Project Eligibility To be eligible for CIG, projects shall involve landowners who meet the EQIP eligibility requirements as set forth in http://uscode.house.gov/download/pls/16C58.txt. Further, all agricultural producers receiving direct or indirect payments through participation in a CIG project shall also meet the EQIP eligibility requirements. Additional information regarding EQIP eligibility requirements can be found at: http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/eqip/. Participating producers are not required to have an EQIP contract.
Grant Announcement Contact
Cheryl Grapes, Assistant State Conservationist for Programs NRCS, 100 East B Street, Room 3124, PO Box 33124, Casper, WY 82602 Phone: (307) 233-6757 Fax: (307) 233-6753

Cheryl Grapes email address [cheryl.grapes@wy.usda.gov]
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