Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - Kansas State Component

The summary for the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - Kansas State Component 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 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 Kansas State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - Kansas State Component: The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) into NRCS technical manuals, guides, and references, or to the private sector. CIG does not fund research projects. Instead, it is a vehicle to stimulate the development and adoption of conservation approaches or technologies that have been studied sufficiently to indicate a likelihood of success and to be candidates for eventual technology transfer or institutionalization. CIG funds projects targeting innovative on-the-ground conservation, including pilot projects and field demonstrations. Kansas NRCS will accept applications for single or multi-year projects, not to exceed three years, submitted to NRCS from eligible entities, including federally recognized Indian tribes, state and local governments, non-governmental organizations, and individuals. Applications are accepted from all 50 states, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Basin Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). Kansas component CIG projects must take place in Kansas; multi-state projects will not be considered. Complete applications will be screened for eligibility determination by appropriate NRCS staff. Applications determined eligible will be evaluated and scored by a subcommittee of the Kansas Technical Committee (KTC). Scored applications will be forwarded to the State Conservationist for final selection and funding decisions. Link to Full Announcement: Conservation Innovation Grants Announcement for Program Funding (link is ), Technical Contact: Paul Gallagher, 785-823-4517, email
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - Kansas State Component
Federal Agency Name: Kansas State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-KS-08-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Apr 08, 2008
Original Application Deadline: Apr 08, 2008
Posted Date: Feb 26, 2008
Creation Date: Feb 26, 2008
Archive Date: May 08, 2008
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
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Grant Announcement Contact
Rhonda Sulsar 785-823-4505

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