Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Technical Assistance

The summary for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Technical Assistance 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 Maryland State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Technical Assistance: The successful applicant(s) will be responsible for working with NRCS in providing the technical assistance necessary for application processing and customer assistance required to plan, design and implement conservation practices to assist Maryland farmers in resolving natural resource issues and promoting land stewardship. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:a. Development of CNMP's. Minimum specific elements for a CNMP include: (i) Background and Site Information; (ii) Manure and Wastewater Handling and Storage; (iii) Farmstead Safety and Security; (iv) Land Treatment Practices; (v) Soil and Risk Assessment Analyses; (vi) Nutrient Management according to the criteria in the Nutrient Management Conservation Practice (Code 590); (vii) Feed Management (Optional); (viii) Other Utilization Options (Optional); (ix) Recordkeeping; and (x) References.For more detailed information, see: b. Assist NRCS with the implementation of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative contracts, assistance can include clerical, technical, or engineering assistance.
Federal Grant Title: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Initiative Technical Assistance
Federal Agency Name: Maryland State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-12-MD-003
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 10.926
CFDA Descriptions: Chesapeake Bay Watershed Program
Current Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2012
Original Application Deadline: Aug 24, 2012
Posted Date: Aug 09, 2012
Creation Date: Aug 09, 2012
Archive Date: Sep 23, 2012
Total Program Funding: $200,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $25,000
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - County governments - City or township governments - Special district governments - Independent school districts - Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Public housing authorities/Indian housing authorities - 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 - Nonprofits that do not have a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Individuals - For profit organizations other than small businesses - Small businesses - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification) - Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
Other federal agencies are not eligible to receive funding under this announcement.
Grant Announcement Contact
Denise Parker Grants and Agreements Specialist Phone 443 482-2921

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