Funding Opportunity Announcement Summary The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Georgia is requesting applications to provide 2 technical services.
Applicant can submit an application on one service, or both services.
There is no requirement for an application to include
Provide easement monitoring services for all stewardship lands in conservation easements by NRCS in Georgia.
This would include all programs:
Wetlands Reserve Program (WRP), Grasslands Reserve Program (GRP), Farm and Ranchland Protection Program (FRPP), Agricultural Conservation Easement Program – Wetlands Reserve Easement (ACEP-WRE), Healthy Forest Reserve Program (HFRP), Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) easements, and others.
There are 2 types of monitoring activities:
Onsite and Offsite.
At the time of this listing NRCS GA has 192 easements that need monitoring every year.
OR Restoration Implementation:
Implementation of restoration activities on eligible Agricultural Conservation Easement Program-Wetland Reserve Easement (ACEP-WRE.) At the time of this listing, NRCS GA has 24 properties in need of restoration implementation.
Applications are being requested from eligible entities for competitive, such as:
For profit organizations other than small businesses Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized) Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) 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) Public and State-controlled institutions of higher education Small Businesses State governments Information related to NRCS Easement Programs can be found at the following links:
https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/main/national/programs/easements/ and A total of up to $500,000 is available in FY202 0. Agreement duration will vary depending on applicant.
Applications must be received by July 20, 202 0. Key Dates Posting Date:
May 20, 2020 Closing Date for Applications:
July 20, 2020 Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
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