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.
will be accepted from New Hampshire.
NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2017 will be up to $75,00 0. Proposals are requested from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration.
Funds will be awarded through a competitive grants process that includes (1) a pre-proposal process and (2) a full proposal process.
The full proposal process will only be open to applicants whose pre-proposals are selected by NRCS.
Both phases are described in this announcement.