Highland Conservation Act Grant Program

The Highlands Conservation Act (H.R.

1964, 2004; 16 U.S.C.

3901) is designed to assist Connecticut, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania in conserving land and natural resources in the Highlands Region through Federal assistance for land conservation projects in which a State entity acquires

credit:


land or an interest in land from a willing seller to permanently protect resources of high conservation value.

The USDA Forest Service has identified lands that have high conservation value through the â¿¿Highlands Regional Study:
Connecticut and Pennsylvania 2010 Update⿝ similar to that completed for the Highlands of New Jersey and New York in 200 2. Subject to availability of funds through Federal appropriation, each year, Governors of the four Highlands States may submit land conservation projects in the Highlands Region for funding not to exceed fifty-percent of the total cost; projects must be consistent with areas identified in the Update as having high resource value.
Related Programs

Highlands Conservation Program

Department of the Interior


Agency: Department of the Interior

Office: Fish and Wildlife Service

Estimated Funding: $9,680,000


Who's Eligible





Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Institute of Education Sciences (IES): Partnerships and Collaborations Focused on Problems of Practice or Policy CFDA Number 84.305H; Notice inviting applications for new awards for fiscal year (FY) 2017

Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible Applicants: Applicants that have the ability and capacity to conduct scientifically valid research are eligible to apply.

Eligible applicants include, but are not limited to, nonprofit and for-profit organizations and public and private agencies and institutions of higher education, such as colleges and universities.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-03-08/pdf/2016-05155.pdf

Contact:
Julius CottonED Grants.gov FIND Systems Admin.Phone 202-245-6288EducationGrantInquiries@ed.govProgram Manager:Allen Ruby, Allen.Ruby@ed.gov.

Agency Email Description:
e-Mail: Program Manager

Agency Email:
Allen.Ruby@ed.gov.

Date Posted:
2016-05-10

Application Due Date:
2016-07-11

Archive Date:
2016-09-11



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