Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas

The summary for the Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas 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 Arkansas State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications will be accepted for projects within Arkansas. Applications are accepted for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration with a required project start date of September 1, 2014. The maximum award amount will not exceed $75,000 at a 50 percent funding level for the project (50% match required). CIG does not fund research projects and projects intended to test hypotheses do not quality for a CIG award. CIG is used to apply or deomonstrate previously proven technology.
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas
Federal Agency Name: NRCS Arkansas State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-AR-14-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2014
Original Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2014
Posted Date: Mar 24, 2014
Creation Date: Mar 24, 2014
Archive Date: May 30, 2014
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 3
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State 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
For profit organizations other than small businesses
Small businesses
County governments
Private institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Individuals
Special district governments
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Independent school districts
Additional Information on Eligibility
To be eligible for CIG, projects must involve landowners who meet the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) eligibility requirements set forth in 16 USC 3839aa-1.
Grant Announcement Contact
Holly Anderson Grants & Agreements Specialist Phone (501) 301-3154
Holly Lynn Anderson, NRCS

NRCS-Arkansas State Office 501.301.3154
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