Pennsylvania CIG Fiscal Year 2016 Announcement for Program Funding

The summary for the Pennsylvania CIG Fiscal Year 2016 Announcement for Program Funding 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 Pennsylvania State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Pennsylvania CIG Fiscal Year 2016 Announcement for Program Funding: The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2016 will be up to $150,000. Individual grants will not exceed $75,000.Only projects to be implemented within Pennsylvania will be considered. No multi-state projects will be accepted. Applicants who have submitted to the National CIG component can submit a proposal for the State CIG; however, the application will only be funded from one of the two components (National or PA CIG). CIG does not fund research projects. In addition, projects must involve farmers or landowners who meet the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) eligibility requirements (see section III.B). Proposals are requested from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration.
Federal Grant Title: Pennsylvania CIG Fiscal Year 2016 Announcement for Program Funding
Federal Agency Name: Pennsylvania State Office
Grant Categories: Agriculture
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDANRCSPA1601
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 322343
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Original Application Deadline: Jun 24, 2016
Posted Date: May 12, 2016
Creation Date: May 12, 2016
Archive Date: Jul 24, 2016
Total Program Funding: $150,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $500
Expected Number of Awards: 2
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
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
Not open to:
- Federal Government

- Open ONLY to work performed in the State of Pennsylvania.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Pennsylvania CIG web page
Grant Announcement Contact
Timothy Kinney Admin Support Asst. Phone 717-237-2211
Office email

Pennsylvania State Office 717-237-2228