Maine Conservation Innovation Grant FY12

The summary for the Maine Conservation Innovation Grant FY12 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 Maine State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Maine Conservation Innovation Grant FY12: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2012 will be approximately $250,000. Applications 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. Funds will be awarded through a competitive grants process. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for CIG projects. Applications will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete applications will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be e-mailed to the applicant.
Federal Grant Title: Maine Conservation Innovation Grant FY12
Federal Agency Name: NRCS Maine State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-ME-12-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: May 31, 2012
Original Application Deadline: May 31, 2012
Posted Date: Apr 24, 2012
Creation Date: Apr 24, 2012
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $250,000
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
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
Grant Announcement Contact
Chris Jones 207-990-9563

Government Email [chris.jones@me.usda.gov]
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