Conservation Innovation Grants - Iowa

The summary for the Conservation Innovation Grants - Iowa 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 USDA NRCS Iowa State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Conservation Innovation Grants - Iowa: 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. Proposals will be accepted from Iowa. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2015 will be up to $800,000. Proposals are requested from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration.

This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for CIG projects. Proposals will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant proposals will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant.
Federal Grant Title: Conservation Innovation Grants - Iowa
Federal Agency Name: USDA NRCS Iowa State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-CIG-APF-15-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Original Application Deadline: May 15, 2015
Posted Date: Mar 6, 2015
Creation Date: Mar 4, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 14, 2015
Total Program Funding: $800,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
County governments
State governments
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Individuals
City or township governments
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Non-governmental organization
Grant Announcement Contact
Carolyn Christian Contract Specialist Phone 515 323-2619
Federal email

USDA-NRCS-Iowa State Office 515-284-4506
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