Maine Conservation Innovation Grants

The summary for the Maine Conservation Innovation Grants 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 Vermont State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Maine Conservation Innovation Grants: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Maine is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications are accepted from all 50 States, Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). Maine NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2011 will be approximately $100,000. 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 for CIG projects, the eligibility criteria for projects, and provides the instructions needed to apply to CIG. Each application 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 mailed to the applicant. DATES: Applications must be received at the NRCS Maine Headquarters by 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on February 28, 2011. Project applications selected for funding consideration by NRCS will be notified by 4 p.m. EST, on March 31, 2011. ADDRESSES: The address for hand-delivered, mail, express mail, or overnight courier service for applications is: Jerry Jacobs,, Contracting Officer, Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Maine Conservation Innovation Grants Program, 967 Illinois Avenue, Suite #3, Bangor, Maine 04401. To submit your application electronically, visit Grants.gov-Apply for Grants and follow the instructions. For more information contact: Christopher JonesMaine CIG Program Manager Department of AgricultureNatural Resources Conservation Service 967 Illinois Avenue, Suite #3Bangor Maine.04401 Phone: (207) 990-9563 Fax: (207) 990-9599Email: chris.jones@me.usda.gov
Federal Grant Title: Maine Conservation Innovation Grants
Federal Agency Name: Vermont State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDANRCSME1101
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2011
Original Application Deadline: Feb 28, 2011
Posted Date: January 27th, 2011
Creation Date: Jan 31, 2011
Archive Date: Mar 30, 2011
Total Program Funding: $100,000
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 - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - 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
Gerald Jacobs Contract Specialist (207) 990-9584

Announcement Contact Information [gerald.jacobs@me.usda.gov]
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