Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019: Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department Of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Funding Opportunity Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019 Initial Announcement Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIG-19-GEN0010208 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.912, Environmental Quality Incentives Program NRCS is announcing the availability of up to $12.5 million in CIG funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications will be accepted from eligible entities in any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). All U.S.-based non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies. Projects may be between one and three years in duration. The maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2019 is $2 million. APPLICATIONS DUE DATE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 30, 2019. SUBMISSIONS: Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov. Submissions must be received by the time and date due. Late submissions will not be reviewed or considered. The agency will rely on system generated date and time receipt documentation for Grants.gov submissions. Click here for more on how to submit an application. The grants.gov electronic submission interface is called Workspace. Workspace is the standard way for organizations or individuals to apply for federal grants in grants.gov. Workspace allows an applicant grant team to access and edit different forms within an application simultaneously. In addition, the forms may be filled out online or as a PDF. An overview of Workspace can be viewed at grants.gov (WEBINAR - Getting Started with Workspace: Become a Workspace Wizard). Please allow extra time to register in Workspace because there are several preliminary registration steps before an applicant can submit the application. To register, go to www.grants.gov, click on "Applicants", then click on "Get Registered." If you have completed a prior grants.gov application, you may already have completed the registration process. Persons with disabilities who require alternativemeans for communication (e.g., Braille, large print, or audio tape) should contact the USDA TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) to agricultural producers, into NRCS technical manuals and guides, or to the private sector. CIG generally funds pilot projects, field demonstrations, and on-farm conservation research. On-farm conservation research is defined as an investigation conducted to answer a specific applied conservation question using a statistically valid design while employing farm-scale equipment on farms, ranches or private forest lands. Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department Of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Funding Opportunity Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019 Initial Announcement Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIG-19-GEN0010208 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 10.912, Environmental Quality Incentives Program NRCS is announcing the availability of up to $12.5 million in CIG funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications will be accepted from eligible entities in any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). All U.S.-based non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies. Projects may be between one and three years in duration. The maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2019 is $2 million. APPLICATIONS DUE DATE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on July 30, 2019. SUBMISSIONS: Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov. Submissions must be received by the time and date due. Late submissions will not be reviewed or considered. The agency will rely on system generated date and time receipt documentation for Grants.gov submissions. Click here for more on how to submit an application. The grants.gov electronic submission interface is called Workspace. Workspace is the standard way for organizations or individuals to apply for federal grants in grants.gov. Workspace allows an applicant grant team to access and edit different forms within an application simultaneously. In addition, the forms may be filled out online or as a PDF. An overview of Workspace can be viewed at grants.gov (WEBINAR - Getting Started with Workspace: Become a Workspace Wizard). Please allow extra time to register in Workspace because there are several preliminary registration steps before an applicant can submit the application. To register, go to www.grants.gov, click on "Applicants", then click on "Get Registered." If you have completed a prior grants.gov application, you may already have completed the registration process. Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication (e.g., Braille, large print, or audio tape) should contact the USDA TARGET Center at (202) 720-2600 (voice and TDD).The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production. CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) to agricultural producers, into NRCS technical manuals and guides, or to the private sector. CIG generally funds pilot projects, field demonstrations, and on-farm conservation research. On-farm conservation research is defined as an investigation conducted to answer a specific applied conservation question using a statistically valid design while employing farm-scale equipment on farms, ranches or private forest lands.
Federal Grant Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) National competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2019
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIG-19-GEN0010208
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: July 30th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: July 30th, 2019
Posted Date: May 30th, 2019
Creation Date: May 30th, 2019
Archive Date: August 29th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $12,500,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $2,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $150,000
Expected Number of Awards: 25
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: May 30th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity below), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applications will be accepted from eligible entities in any of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the Pacific Islands Area (Guam, American Samoa, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). All U.S.-based non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies.
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