Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Voluntary Public Access- Habitat Incentives Program competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020

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Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Voluntary Public Access- Habitat Incentives Program competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020: U.S. Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is announcing the availability of up to $50 million in Voluntary Public Access and Habitat Incentive Program (VPA-HIP) funding to create or enhance State and Tribal Government programs that encourage owners and operators of privately held farm, ranch, and forest land to voluntarily make that land available for access by the public for hunting, fishing, and other wildlife-dependent recreation. VPA-HIP is a competitive grants program and only State and Tribal Governments may apply. Projects may be up to three years in duration. The maximum amount for a single award is $3 million. Up to 25 percent of the funding for each award may be used to provide incentives to improve wildlife habitat on enrolled public access program lands. Applications must be submitted electronically through Grants.gov by 11:59 p.m. Eastern time on November 27, 2019. A webinar for potential VPA-HIP applicants is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. Eastern time on October 10, 2019. For more information, please see the Full Opportunity Announcement in the Related Documents tab of this opportunity.
Federal Grant Title: Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS' Voluntary Public Access- Habitat Incentives Program competition for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020
Federal Agency Name: Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)
Grant Categories: Agriculture Environment Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NHQ-VPA-HIP-19-GEN0010429
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.093
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 27th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: November 27th, 2019
Posted Date: September 27th, 2019
Creation Date: September 27th, 2019
Archive Date: December 27th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $50,000,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $3,000,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $100,000
Expected Number of Awards: 30
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: September 27th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
State governments - Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) - Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments)
Grant Announcement Contact
vpa@usda.gov
NRCS Projects Branch
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