New Jersey Conservation Innovation Grant (Cig)

The summary for the New Jersey Conservation Innovation Grant (Cig) 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 New Jersey State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
New Jersey Conservation Innovation Grant (Cig): DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTUREAGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Commodity Credit CorporationACTION: NOTICEConservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2012 Announcement for Program FundingCatalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.912SUMMARY: The New Jersey State Office of the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS-NJ), 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. 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) for projects located entirely within New Jersey. NRCS-NJ anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2012 will be approximately $216,000. 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 two-phase competitive grants process that will include (1) a pre-proposal process and (2) a full proposal process. The full proposal process will only be open to applicants whose pre-proposal applications are selected by NRCS-NJ. Both phases are described in this announcement, but only pre-proposals are being solicited at this time.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 mailed to the applicant. NRCS will request a full proposal package only from those applicants selected in the pre-proposal phase.DATES: Applications for the pre-proposal phase must be received at the NRCS-NJ State Office by 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) on March 2, 2012.Notification of selected pre-proposal applications will be announced by March 21, 2012. Selected applicants will then be required to submit a full proposal package to the NRCS-NJ State Office by 4 p.m. EST on April 27, 2012.ADDRESSES: Applications sent via hand-delivery, express mail, overnight courier service or regular mail must be sent to the following address: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Conservation Innovation Grants Program, 220 Davidson Avenue 4th Floor Somerset NJ 08873.Applications sent electronically must be sent to Christine.Hall@nj.usda.gov.For more information contact:Christine HallNew Jersey CIG Program Manager220 Davidson Avenue 4th FloorSomerset NJ 08873Phone: (732) 537-6057Fax: (732) 537-6095E-mail: Christine.Hall@nj.usda.gov
Federal Grant Title: New Jersey Conservation Innovation Grant (Cig)
Federal Agency Name: New Jersey State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NJ-12-001
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Mar 02, 2012 This announ
Original Application Deadline: Mar 21, 2012
Posted Date: Jan 24, 2012
Creation Date: Jan 25, 2012
Archive Date: Apr 20, 2012
Total Program Funding: $216,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $1
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 - 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 - Nonprofits that do not have 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
Lenora Jordan Contract Specialist Phone 732-537-6084

Contracting Officer [lenora.jordan@nj.usda.gov]
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