Texas Conservation Innovation Grant

The summary for the Texas Conservation Innovation Grant 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 Texas State Office, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Texas Conservation Innovation Grant: The purpose of CIG is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging the Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection, 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) into NRCS technical manuals, guides, and references, or to the private sector. CIG does not fund research projects. Instead, it is a vehicle to stimulate the development and adoption of conservation approaches or technologies that have been studied sufficiently to indicate a likelihood of success and to be candidates for eventual technology transfer or institutionalization. CIG funds projects targeting innovative on-the-ground conservation, including pilot projects and field demonstrations. NRCS will accept applications for single- or multi-year projects, not to exceed three years, submitted to NRCS from eligible entities, including Federally-recognized Indian Tribes, State and local governments, and non-governmental organizations and individuals. Applications are accepted from eligible entities located in the state of Texas. Complete applications will be screened for eligibility determination by appropriate NRCS staff. Applications determined eligible will be evaluated and scored by members of the State Technical Committee. (More information on the State Technical Committee can be found at http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/statetech/ or by calling the Texas State Office at 254-742-9800) Scored applications will be forwarded to the State Conservationist for approval.
Federal Grant Title: Texas Conservation Innovation Grant
Federal Agency Name: Texas State Office
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: USDANRCSTX0701
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 10.912
CFDA Descriptions: Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Current Application Deadline: No deadline provided
Original Application Deadline: Apr 30, 2007
Posted Date: Mar 28, 2007
Creation Date: Mar 28, 2007
Archive Date: May 30, 2007
Total Program Funding: $300,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $75,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 4
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education City or township governments Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Public and State controlled institutions of higher education Private institutions of higher education Individuals County governments State governments
Additional Information on Eligibility
Applicants from the State of Texas will be considered.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Kathleen Pinckney
Contracting Officer
Phone 254-742-9984 kathleen.pinckney@tx.usda.gov Contracting Officer
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