Montana Collaborative Cooperative Agreements

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) is being released prior to appropriation and/or apportionment of funds for fiscal year 202 4. Enactment of additional continuing resolutions or an appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program.The Natural Resources Conservation


Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing potential availability of cooperative agreements for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources, addressing local natural resource issues, encouraging collaboration, and developing state - and community - level conservation leadership.

Proposals will be accepted for projects located in Montana.Proposals are requested for competitive consideration for cooperative agreement awards for projects between 1 and 5 years in duration.

See Section C.1 of this announcement for eligible applicant type.

Entities may submit more than one application as long as the proposals are for different projects and entities may receive more than one award.This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for projects.

Proposals will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice.

Incomplete and/or noncompliant proposals will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant.For new users of, see Section D.

of the full Notice of Funding Opportunity for information about steps required before submitting an application via must submit their applications via by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on 03/05/202 4. For technical issues with, contact Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or

Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding accounts.For inquiries specific to the content of the NFO requirements, contact the federal awarding agency contact (section G of this NFO).

Please limit questions to those regarding specific information contained in this NFO (such as dates, page numbers, clarification of discrepancies, etc.).

Questions related to eligibility, or the merits of a specific proposal will not be addressed.The agency anticipates making selections by July 1, 2024, and expects to execute awards by September 1, 202 4. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.
Related Programs

Soil and Water Conservation

Department of Agriculture

Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: Natural Resources Conservation Service

Estimated Funding: $8,000,000

Who's Eligible

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
An Eligible Applicant is limited to not-for-profit IRS 501(c) (3) status organizations that meets the following conditions:(a) Proof of not-for-profit IRS 501(c) (3) status as determined by the InternalRevenue Service or an authorizing tribal resolution is required of nonprofit organizations and institutions.(b) State/Tribal certification of project eligibility is required by the Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (SMCRA) Section 404.(c) Proposal must include details of how the project benefits communities and ecosystems impacted by polluted stream and or acid mine drainage.(d) Written agreement between the applicant and property owner(s) must be secured for Right to Access.(e) Include copies of all letters of support for the project from local community group, business and individuals. 

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