Arkansas CIG Announcement for FY2016

The summary for the Arkansas CIG Announcement for FY2016 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 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.
Arkansas CIG Announcement for FY2016: SUMMARY: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the
United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation
I n novation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Proposal s will be accepted from Arkansas. N RCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2016 will be up to $250,000. Proposals are requested from eligible governmental or nongovernmental organization s or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between I and 3 years in duration.

This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for CIG
projects. Proposals will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant proposals will be eliminated from com petition, and
notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant.
Federal Grant Title: Arkansas CIG Announcement for FY2016
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-AR-CIG-16-01
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 323854
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jul 11, 2016
Posted Date: Jun 10, 2016
Creation Date: Jun 10, 2016
Archive Date: Aug 10, 2016
Total Program Funding: $250,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Arkansas State Office
Grant Announcement Contact
stewart smith grants specialist Phone 2027202929
grants specialist NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service 202.720.2604