NRCS-NJ FY 2016 Conservation Innovation Grants

The summary for the NRCS-NJ FY 2016 Conservation Innovation Grants 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 New Jersey State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
NRCS-NJ FY 2016 Conservation Innovation Grants: NJ NRCS requests applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications are accepted for projects located in New Jersey only. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2016 will be approximately $214,000. Funds will be awarded through a statewide competitive grants process. There are three state CIG categories available in FY2016: Historically Underserved Producers, Protection of Water Quality, and Demonstrating the Effectiveness of Public Private Partnerships for Conservation. Applications are requested from eligible individuals, government or non-government organizations for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between one and three years in duration. This notice identifies the objectives for CIG projects, the eligibility criteria for projects and associated instructions needed to apply for CIG. Applications due by 4:30 pm on May 13, 2016.
Federal Grant Title: NRCS-NJ FY 2016 Conservation Innovation Grants
Federal Agency Name: New Jersey State Office
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Mandatory
Funding Opportunity Number: 69-2B29-16-NJ
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 320448
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Posted Date: Mar 31, 2016
Creation Date: Mar 31, 2016
Archive Date: Jun 25, 2016
Total Program Funding: $214,538
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: none
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Private institutions of higher education
State governments
Small businesses
City or township governments
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Agency website for application documents
Grant Announcement Contact
Gail Bartok ASTC-Programs Phone 732-537-6042
agency contact email

New Jersey State Office 732-537-6096