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Reset PIN The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the potential availability of funding for agreements for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources, addressing local natural resource issues, encouraging collaboration, and developing state and community‐level conservation leadership.
Proposals must be for projects based in the Caribbean Area (Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands) and focus on conservation issues as noted in Section A (2) of this notice.
Collaborative projects that provide on‐the‐ground support for Caribbean NRCS Field Offices are highly encouraged.
Research proposals will not be accepted, nor considered.
NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2022 will be up to $500,00 0. 0 0. Proposals are requested from City or township governments, county governments, Federally recognized Native American tribal governments, state governments, nonprofits having a 501 (c)(3) status with the IRS (other than institutions of higher education), or institutions of higher education for competitive consideration of awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration.
Organizations may use this opportunity to request additional funding for existing agreements in the Caribbean Area.
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 Grants.gov, see Section D.
for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov.
Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on May 31, 202 2. 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.
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 June 30, 2022 and expects to execute awards by September 30, 202 2. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.