Assistance in NRCS Program Delivery

The summary for the Assistance in NRCS Program Delivery 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 Vermont State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Assistance in NRCS Program Delivery: NRCS delivers conservation technical assistance through its voluntary Conservation Technical Assistance Program (CTA). Conservation technical assistance is the help provided to land users to address opportunities, concerns, and problems related to the use of natural resources to assist land users in making sound natural resource management decisions on private, tribal, and other non-federal lands. The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) is a voluntary conservation program that promotes agricultural production and environmental quality. Through EQIP farmers may receive financial and technical assistance to install or implement structural or management practices on eligible agricultural land. NRCS provides technical assistance in planning for the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP), focusing on conserving highly erodible and environmentally sensitive land with conservation management practices. Applicants will be responsible for providing overall administration (hiring, supervision and payroll) of staff hired to provide assistance with: 1) Land Treatment Planning associated with Comprehensive Nutrient Management Plans (CTA) and other technical assistance as necessary; 2) planning associated with the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP); 3) conservation practice implementation and certification associated with EQIP contracts; and 4) Administrative services with program applicants and contracts (CTA and EQIP). Staff hired to provide the identified services will typically be located in NRCS field offices and once security clearances are completed will be provided working space, and access to an NRCS computers and vehicles as necessary.
Federal Grant Title: Assistance in NRCS Program Delivery
Federal Agency Name: Vermont State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Other
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-VT-50-13-02
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.069, 10.902, 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Conservation Reserve Program; Soil and Water Conservation; Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2013
Original Application Deadline: Aug 23, 2013
Posted Date: Jul 23, 2013
Creation Date: Jul 23, 2013
Archive Date: Sep 22, 2013
Total Program Funding: $175,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $175,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than 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
County governments
State governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
City or township governments
Private institutions of higher education
Special district governments
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Vermont USDA NRCS Website
Grant Announcement Contact
Mary Jacobson Executive Assistant Phone 802-951-6796 x221
Primary Administrative Contact

Vermont State Office 802-951-6796
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