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Conservation Innovation Grants

Published on AidPage by IDILOGIC on Jun 24, 2005
Administered by:

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Texas State Office
(see all US Federal Agencies)

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  • Original Grant - Feb 24, 2005
Applications Due:

Apr 22, 2005
Applications must be received in the NRCS Texas State Office no later than 5 p.m., Central Standard Time (CST), Friday, April 22, 2005. Proposals will not be accepted by facsimile.

total funding: $500,000
max award: $75,000
min award: none
cost sharing, matching: Yes
number of awards: 7
type of funding: Grant
Description:

The USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Texas will accept applications for single- or multi-year projects, not to exceed three years, submitted to the NRCS from eligible applicants listed above. The purpose of the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) is to stimulate the development and adoption of innovation conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging 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 or guides, or to the private sector.

Who can apply:

Anyone/General Public
City Or Township Governments
County Governments
Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Governments
Individual/Family
Non-Government - General
Nonprofits Having A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Nonprofits That Do Not Have A 501(C)(3) Status With The IRS, Other Than Institutions Of Higher Education
Other Private Institution/Organization
Private Institutions Of Higher Education
Private Nonprofit Institution/Organization (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)
Profit Organization
Public And State Controlled Institutions Of Higher Education
Small Business (Less Than 500 Employees
Special District Governments
Specialized Group (Health Professional, Student, Veteran)
State (Includes District Of Columbia; Includes Institutions Of Higher Education And Hospitals)
U.S. Territories And Possessions (Includes Institutions Of Higher Education, Hospitals)

Eligible functional categories:
Funding Sources:

Environmental Quality Incentives Program

More Information:

The Request for Proposals (RFP) for this Grant is uploaded at www.fedgrants.gov in connection with this notice under Full Solicitation. The RFP is also available at http://www.tx.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/cig

If you have problems accessing the full announcement, please contact: Pinckney, Kathleen

Address Info:

Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Texas State Office

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