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Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Innovation Grants
Funding Category Federal
Funding Agency Natural Resources Conservation Service
Funding Title Conservation Innovation Grants
Description A CIG funding notice is announced each year. Funds for single- or multi-year projects, not to exceed three years, will be awarded through a nationwide competitive grants process. Projects may be watershed-based, regional, multi-state or nationwide in scope. The natural resource concerns eligible for funding through CIG will be identified in the funding announcement and may change annually to focus on new and emerging, high priority natural resource concerns. NRCS will invest $25 million for new national CIG projects in fiscal year 2017. The focus areas this year are conservation finance; data analytics for natural resources; pay-for-success models to stimulate conservation adoption; precision conservation; water management technologies and approaches; and benefitting historically underserved farmers, ranchers and private forest landowners.
Funding Amount Annualfunding average: $20 million
Contact nscig@wdc.usda.gov Melleny Cotton, Program Analyst 202 720 7412
Link 1 http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/financial/cig/
Link 2 http://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/national/programs/?cid=stelprdb1048817
Link 3 http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=289864
Application Deadline 2017-01-09
Funding Cycle
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Date Posted Dec 08, 2016, 12:30 PM
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