Arkansas easement restoration

The summary for the Arkansas easement restoration 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 easement restoration: NRCS, an agency under the UnitedSates Department of Agriculture (USDA), in Arkansas is requesting applicationsto provide planning, design and implementation of restoration activities oneligible Wetlands Reserve Program, Agricultural Conservation Easement Program,and Emergency Watershed Protection properties. The objective of WRP/ACEP/EWP isto provide technical and financial assistance to landowners in planning,designing and implementing wetland and associated upland restoration plans thatmaximize wildlife habitat in wetland systems, as well as provide water qualityimprovements, reduced soil erosion, reduced impacts of flooding and providewildlife habitat opportunities for threatened and endangered species.Applicant's will be responsiblefor assisting landowners by providing technical assistance necessary to developand implement WRP/ACEP/EWP restoration plans, while at the same time improvingand protecting wetland habitat for environmental benefits. Performance mayinclude any part or all operations necessary to perform engineering surveys,preliminary and final engineering designs, inspection, and constructionmanagement activities for various wetland restorations, enhancement andcreation practices; and other related conservation practices that meet NRCSstandards and specifications. Applications are being requestedfrom eligible non-government organizations, tribes, or individuals forcompetitive consideration of cooperative agreement awards with a base year andup to four, one-year option periods. This notice identifies theobjectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for design andrestoration assistance proposals. Applications will be screened forcompleteness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incompleteapplications will be eliminated from competition, and notification ofelimination will be mailed to the applicant.
Federal Grant Title: Arkansas easement restoration
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-AR-MULTI-20-GEN0010468
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.072, 10.923, 10.931
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: December 30th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: December 30th, 2019
Posted Date: October 28th, 2019
Creation Date: October 28th, 2019
Archive Date: January 29th, 2020
Total Program Funding: $10,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $5,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $5,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: October 28th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants must be certified as a Technical Service Provider (TSP) meeting the USDA NRCS national criteria established for certification. The certification criteria is located in "TechReg," an NRCS web based certification application program found at: If applicant is selected and certification requirements are not met, no tasks will be assigned.A listing of possible eligible applicants is as follows:Governmental• State governments• County governments• City or township governments• Special district governmentsNon-Governmental• 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• For profit organizations with conservation focused objectives
Grant Announcement Contact
Cindy Neal
ACEP-WRE Coordinator
Phone 501-301-3114
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