The Natural Resources Conservation Service -West Virginia, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, is announcing potential availability of funding for agreements for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources to promote public awareness of Farm Bill activities throughout West Virginia.
must be for projects based in West Virginia and focus on Farm Bill conservation.
Research proposals or proposals that do not meet the needs will not be accepted, nor considered as part of this announcement.
Proposals will be accepted from eligible entities, including individuals, city or township governments, county governments, 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), private institutions of higher education, Public and State-controlled institutions of higher education, and State governments for competitive consideration of awards for projects between 1 and five years in duration.
The funding available for this announcement shall not exceed a total of $200,00 0. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions.
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.
The West Virginia State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications.
Applicant may submit their proposals via Grants.gov or via e-mail to the following address:
All applications must be received by NRCS by 11:59 pm, EST, July 17, 202 0. Please enter FY20 Outreach and Recipient organization name in the subject line of the email.
Attachments should be sent separately with their respective file names.
The application package must include all requirements of this notice.
Proposals must be received between May 18, 2020, and 11:59 p m EST on July 17, 202 0. Late submissions will not be reviewed or considered.
The agency will rely on system generated date and time receipt documentation for submission made both via Grants.gov and email to determine whether applications meet the submission deadline.
Grants.gov provides an automatic acknowledgement when applications are received.
Applicant will receive an email receipt within 48 hours of submitting their emailed applications.
An applicant who does not receive a receipt of confirmation within 2 business days of the submission deadline, but believes the proposal was submitted in within submission deadline, must contact the West Virginia State Office within 3 business days of the submission deadline.
Failure to do so may result in the proposal not being considered.
NRCS is not responsible for any technical malfunctions or website problems related to Grants.gov or emailed submissions.
Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov or via email by 11:59 pm Eastern Time.
For technical issues with Grants.gov, please contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or email@example.com.
Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding Grants.gov accounts.