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Soil Carbon Monitoring Training and Outreach Agreements - Federal Grants

Funding Opportunity Overview

Soil Carbon Monitoring Training and Outreach Agreements is a Discretionary grant funded by Natural Resources Conservation Service. It's award amount is up to $2,000,000 and 4 awards are expected. It is categorized in Agriculture. The grants is open to all (government, organization, and/or individual) entities. The application deadline (close date) to apply is 2022-11-28 (-8 days left).
The following table summarizes the Soil Carbon Monitoring Training and Outreach Agreements opportunity.
Opportunity NumberUSDA-NRCS-NHQ-22-NOFO0001213
Opportunity TitleSoil Carbon Monitoring Training and Outreach Agreements
Opportunity CategoryDiscretionary
Funding Instrument TypeCooperative Agreement
Post DateOctober 3, 2022 (Monday)
Last Updated DateNovember 2, 2022 (Wednesday)
Close DateNovember 28, 2022 (Monday)
Award Amount$1,500,000 - $2,000,000 (total funding : $8,000,000)

Funding Detail Description

Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary NRCS is announcing the availability of four regional funding agreements to provide training and outreach for assessing and monitoring the effects of Climate-smart practices on soil carbon sequestration and the use of a NRCS conservation evaluation and monitoring activity that provides financial assistance to producers for deep core soil organic carbon measurement.
For FY 2022 NRCS has made $8 million total available for 4 agreements targeting the Northeast, Southeast, Central, and West regions of the United States; 1 agreement will be awarded in each of the regions. The maximum amount for a single region award in FY 2022 is $2 million and the minimum funding for each award is $1.
5 million. The agreement may be 2 to 4 years in duration. Applications will be accepted from eligible entities and must include a strategy to reach equity in historically underserved communities. For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D. 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 November 28, 2022. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518
  • 4726 or support@grants.gov. 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 January 9, 2023 and expects to execute awards by February 20, 2023. These dates are estimates and are subject to change. ***Webinar*** Greetings applicants.
Please join the Soil Health Division as we describe the opportunity linked here on grants.gov. Date: Friday, November 4th, 2022 Time: 2pm EST Agenda: Presentation on Opportunity by Acting National Soil Health Specialist, Michael Margo Brief review of application process, Grants Management Team General questions regarding the opportunity Thank you for your interest.

Dates and Awards Details

The following table shows the dates and awards information in detail for Soil Carbon Monitoring Training and Outreach Agreements federal grants. It posted on 2022-10-03 and will be closed on 2022-11-28.
The estimated total program funding is $8,000,000 for 4 awards (expected). The maximum award amount is $2,000,000 and the award floor amount is $1,500,000.
Agency NameNatural Resources Conservation Service
Important Dates
Post DateOctober 3, 2022 (Monday)
Close DateNovember 28, 2022 (Monday)
Applications must be
Last Updated DateNovember 2, 2022 (Wednesday)
Archive DateDecember 28, 2022 (Wednesday)
Awards Detail
Award Floor$1,500,000
Award Ceiling$2,000,000
Estimated Total Program Funding$8,000,000
Expected Number Of Awards4
Cost Sharing or Matching RequirementNo
Additional InformationSee Related Documents Tab

CFDA Numbers

The next CFDA (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance) numbers are associated to this federal grant.
  • 10.902 - Soil and Water Conservation

Categories of Funding Activities

  • Agriculture
  • No Additional Explanation Reported

Funding Eligibility

Eligible Applicants:
  • State governments
  • Additional Information: Members of the Cooperative Ecosystem Studies Units (CESU) Network.

Grantor Contact Information

Grantor DetailSundii R Johnson
Grants Management Specialist
Emailfpac.bc.gad@usda.gov
(If you have any questions related to preparing application content.)