Mississippi ACEP-WRP-EWP

The summary for the Mississippi ACEP-WRP-EWP 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 Natural Resources Conservation Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Mississippi ACEP-WRP-EWP: Overview:The purpose of the Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP) is to conserve, protect and enhance the nation's wetland ecosystems. The purpose of the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program is to establish an agricultural conservation easement program for the conservation of eligible land and natural resources through easements or other interests in the land. The purpose of the Emergency Watershed Protection – Floodplain Easement Program (EWPP-FPE) is to provide for restoration, protection, maintenance and enhancement of the functions of the floodplain, conserve natural values include fish and wildlife habitat, water quality, flood water retention, ground water recharge and safeguard lives and property from floods, drought and the products of erosion. The program promote the restoration, enhancement, protection, maintenance and management of wetland systems and adjacent land that would contribute significantly to wetland functions and values. Through WRP, ACEP, and EWPP-FPE, landowners may receive financial and technical assistance to install or implement structural or vegetative wetland and associated upland restoration practices on eligible land. WRP/ACEP/EWPP-FPE provides that the Secretary may request the services of, and enter into cooperative agreements with, non-Federal entities to assist in providing technical assistance necessary to develop and implement conservation program under these program. The agency is directing resources toward the restoration of degraded wetlands across the state of Mississippi; with emphasis in the historic bottom-land hardwood regions. NRCS is requesting applications from qualified individuals and organizations that share a common interest in the conservation and restoration of wetland resources throughout Mississippi.
Federal Grant Title: Mississippi ACEP-WRP-EWP
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-MS-ACEP-17-01
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.072, 10.923, 10.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 15th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: May 15th, 2017
Posted Date: April 13th, 2017
Creation Date: April 13th, 2017
Archive Date: July 5th, 2017
Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 20
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: April 14th, 2017
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Nonprofits having a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Nonprofits that do not have a 501 (c) (3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Individuals - For-profit organizations other than small businesses
Link to Full Grant Announcement
NRCS MS Programs Homepage
Grant Announcement Contact
Jason Keenan
ASTC Easements
USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service
Suite 1321, Federal Building
100 West Capitol Street
Jackson, MS 39269
Phone: (601) 965-5205 ext 149

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