Resource Conservation Activities

Funding Opportunity ID: 313066
Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-GA-19-001
Opportunity Title: Resource Conservation Activities
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Grant
Category of Funding Activity: Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.902
Eligible Applicants: 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:
Agency Code: USDA-NRCS
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Posted Date: Feb 19, 2019
Close Date: Apr 19, 2019
Last Updated Date: May 14, 2019
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $0
Estimated Total Program Funding: $6,500,000
Expected Number of Awards:
Description: U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE (USDA)AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Georgia State OfficeACTION: NOTICEAccepting applications to assist NRCS Georgia with enhanced or accelerated implementation of the key conservation objectives described in section I B.SUMMARY: The NRCS – Georgia State Office, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking support from and opportunities to partner with likeminded natural resource conservation partners. The overall intent of this solicitation is to solicit partnerships to help enhance the implementation of key conservation objectives and priorities outlined further in this document. Proposals will be accepted from Georgia. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2019 will be approximately $6,500,000. Proposals are requested from eligible entities, non-profits, governmental or non-governmental organizations, and institutions of higher learning for competitive consideration of awards for projects between one and five years in duration. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. Applications will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant applications will be eliminated from competition and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant. The Georgia State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications. NRCS will accept applications under this notice for single or multiyear applications submitted by eligible entities.DATES: Applications must be received by NRCS by Noon April 18, 2019.ADDRESSES: Applications sent via express mail, overnight courier service, or the United States Postal Service must be sent to the following address: USDA-NRCS, Tansel Hudson, 355 East Hancock Ave. Mail Stop 200, Athens Georgia 30601. Applications sent electronically must be sent through www.grants.gov or to tansel.hudson@ga.usda.gov
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