State of Hawaii Agricultural Development Program Grant Agreement

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State of Hawaii Agricultural Development Program Grant Agreement: NRCS is requesting proposals for the State of Hawaii Agricultural Development Program, for the Counties of Hawaii, Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and Molokai. This program is to support community-based and community-driven projects that promote agricultural development. The $891,000 Agricultural Development grant will improve and sustain soil and water conservation and enhance the capabilities of local farmers, ranchers and land owners. Successful applicants from the private sector will be able to receive federal funding under this program, which the successful grantee will administer, for costs associated with projects that relate to the following:a. Development of processing, marketing and distribution operations so as to stimulate sustainable production farming. b. Expanding or developing of marketable agricultural products and services. c. Development of agricultural value added products and services to include, but not be limited to commodity crops, livestock, poultry, orchards, aquaculture, floriculture, etc.d. Establishment of the entrepreneural infrastructure which provides training tools, correlated business plans and techniques for sustaining agricultural initiatives. e. Other agricultural related enterprise or program that will have a positive impact upon island agricultural development.f. The installation of components of applied practices which are ineligible for Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) cost share funds.g. Accelerating technical assistance in developing soil and water conservation plans for the protection of natural resources.AVAILABLE FUNDINGMultiple Grants will be awarded for the designated counties on a fiscal year basis. The total Agricultural Development Program grant limit for 2006 is $891000, which will be allocated for the following Counties:Hawaii ADP $178,000Oahu ADP $178,000Kauai ADP $178,000Maui ADP $178,000Molokai ADP $179,000 The available funding for subsequent years is not fixed and may vary considerably. Amendments may be developed upon NRCS appropriations and fiscal allocations in the following years.APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL FOR EACH OF THE DESIGNATED COUNTIES - HAWAII, OAHU, KAUAI, MAUI AND MOLOKAI. SEE FULL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SELECTION AND APPLICATION PROCEDURES.
Federal Grant Title: State of Hawaii Agricultural Development Program Grant Agreement
Federal Agency Name: Hawaii State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Earmark
Funding Opportunity Number: NRCS-01-HI-06
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.902
CFDA Descriptions: Soil and Water Conservation
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Jan 31, 2006
Posted Date: Jan 11, 2006
Creation Date: Jan 11, 2006
Archive Date: No date given
Total Program Funding: $891,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) County governments Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Grant Announcement Contact
Shirley Yamaguchi
Contract Specialist
Phone (808) 541-2600 shirley.yamaguchi@hi.usda.gov shirley.yamaguchi@hi.usda.gov
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