FY19 Arkansas CIG

The summary for the FY19 Arkansas CIG 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 FederalGrants.com 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.
FY19 Arkansas CIG: The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservationapproaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production.CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies,management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) toagricultural producers, into NRCS technical manuals and guides, or to theprivate sector. CIG generally funds pilotprojects, field demonstrations, and on-farm conservation research. On-farmconservation research is defined as an investigation conducted to answer aspecific applied conservation question using a statistically valid design whileemploying farm-scale equipment on farms, ranches or private forest lands. CIG funds the development and field testing, on-farmresearch and demonstration, evaluation, or implementation of: Approaches to incentivizing conservation adoption,including market-based and conservation finance approaches; and Conservation technologies, practices, and systems. Projects or activities under CIG must comply with all applicablefederal, tribal, state, and local laws and regulations throughout the durationof the project; and Use a technology or approach that was studiedsufficiently to indicate a high probability for success; Demonstrate, evaluate, and verify theeffectiveness, utility, affordability, and usability of natural resource conservationtechnologies and approaches in the field; Adapt and transfer conservation technologies,management, practices, systems, approaches, and incentive systems to improveperformance and encourage adoption; Introduce proven conservation technologies andapproaches to a geographic area or agricultural sector where that technology orapproach is not currently in use. Technologies and approaches that are eligible for funding ina project's geographic area using an EQIPcontract for an established conservation practice standard are ineligible forCIG funding, except where the use of those technologies and approachesdemonstrates clear innovation.
Federal Grant Title: FY19 Arkansas CIG
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-AR-CIG-19-GEN0010102
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019
Original Application Deadline: May 31st, 2019
Posted Date: April 1st, 2019
Creation Date: April 1st, 2019
Archive Date: June 30th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $20,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: April 1st, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
All non-Federal entities (NFE) and individuals, with the exception of Federal agencies, are eligible to apply for projects carried out in Arkansas. Individuals and entities may submit more than one application and may receive more than one award.
Grant Announcement Contact
Lori Barker
Resource Conservationist
Phone 870-523-8986, ext 3016
Resource Conservationist
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