Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas

Quick Facts

Due DateApril 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Award AmountUp to $ 75,000
Category of Funding ActivityAgriculture
Environment
Natural Resources
Eligible Applicants
  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • 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
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Program Description

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. Applications will be accepted for projects within Arkansas. Applications are accepted for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration with a required project start date of September 1, 2014. The maximum award amount will not exceed $75,000 at a 50 percent funding level for the project (50% match required). CIG does not fund research projects and projects intended to test hypotheses do not quality for a CIG award. CIG is used to apply or deomonstrate previously proven technology.

General Information

Funding Opportunity NumberUSDA-NRCS-AR-14-001
Funding Opportunity TitleConservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 Announcement for Program Funding - Arkansas
Opportunity CategoryAgriculture
Environment
Natural Resources
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Category ExplanationNot Available
Number of Awards3
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementYes
Posted DateMarch 24, 2014 (Monday)
Application Due DateApril 30, 2014 (Wednesday)
Application Archive DateMay 30, 2014 (Friday)
Total Program Funding$ 250,000
Award AmountUp to $ 75,000
CFDA Number
  • 10.912 - Environmental Quality Incentives Program
  • 000000

Eligible Applicants

  • State governments
  • County governments
  • City or township governments
  • Special district governments
  • Independent school districts
  • Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
  • Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
  • 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
  • Private institutions of higher education
  • Individuals
  • For-profit organizations other than small businesses
  • Small businesses

Contact Information

Agency NameDepartment of Agriculture
Program Information Website-
ContactOffice: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Address: NRCS-Arkansas State Office
Holly Anderson
Grants & Agreements Specialist
Phone (501) 301-3154
Holly Lynn Anderson, NRCS

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