SUMMARY INFORMATION Federal Awarding Agency Name:
U. S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC) Notice of Funding Opportunity Title:
Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)
for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2021 – Pennsylvania Notice of Funding Opportunity Number:
USDA-NRCS-PA-CIG-21-NOFO0001053 Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA):
This program is listed in the Assistance Listings under the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance number 1 0. 912, Environmental Quality Incentives Program Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary NRCS is announcing the availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.
Applications are accepted from eligible entities for projects carried out in the state of Pennsylvania.
A total of up to $225,000 is available for the Pennsylvania CIG competition in FY202 1. All non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies.
Projects may be between one and three years in duration.
The maximum award amount for a single award in FY2021 is $75,00 0. For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D.
1. for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov.
Key Dates Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on March 15, 202 1. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding Grants.gov accounts.
Questions regarding this notice of funding opportunity (NFO) may be submitted until February 15, 202 1. Responses to questions posed will be posted on Grants.gov approximately two weeks before the application due date.
Applicants are encouraged to visit the Pennsylvania (PA) State CIG website [HL-NWD3] to learn more about the CIG program.
Questions about this announcement can be directed to email@example.com or 717-237-220 4. The agency anticipates making selections by August 15, 2021 and expects to execute awards by September 15, 202 1. [SH-NWD1]Generally announcements are posted to Grants.gov for 60 days; may need to push this back to a date in March depending on posting date.
[SH-NWD2]This will be a midpoint through the 60-day posting period.
[HL-NWD3]Hyperlink to State CIG website