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NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Arkansas - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Opportunity NumberUSDA-NRCS-AR-CIG-NOF001009
Opportunity TitleNRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020 – Arkansas
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeGrant
Post DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Award Amount$75,000 - $150,000 (total funding : $300,000)

Funding Detail Description

NRCS is announcing the availability of CIG 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 Arkansas. A total of up to $300,000 is available for the Arkansas CIG competition in FY 2020. 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 FY 2020 is $150,000

Funding Additional Information

Agency NameNatural Resources Conservation Service
Important Dates
Post DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Close DateJune 30, 2020 (Tuesday)
Last Updated DateApril 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Archive DateJuly 30, 2020 (Thursday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$75,000
Award Ceiling$150,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$300,000
Expected Number Of Awards2
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo

CFDA Numbers

Next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this grant.
  • 10.912 - Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Categories of Funding Activities

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Agriculture
  • Natural Resources

Category Explanation

  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants

  • Others

Additional Information on Eligibility

  • All U.S.-based non-Federal entities (NFE) and individuals, with the exception of Federal agencies, are eligible to apply for projects carried out in Arkansas. Individuals and entities may submit more than one application and may receive more than one award.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor ContactLori Barker
Resource Conservationist
Phone 870-523-8986, x3016
Emaillori.barker@usda.gov
(lori.barker@usda.gov)