Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – KANSAS


Funding Opportunity ID:330736
Opportunity Number:USDA-NRCS-KS-CCGA-21-NOFO0001040
Opportunity Title:Conservation Collaboration Grants or Agreements Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 Announcement for Program Funding – KANSAS
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Agriculture
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s):10.902
Eligible Applicants:State governments
County governments
City or township governments
Special district governments
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education
Native American tribal governments (Federally recognized)
Nonprofits having a 501(c)(3) status with the IRS, other than institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:Applications will also be accepted and considered from: Farmer cooperatives Community and technical colleges
Agency Code:USDA-NRCS
Agency Name:Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Posted Date:Jan 06, 2021
Close Date:Mar 08, 2021
Last Updated Date:Jan 06, 2021
Award Ceiling:$2,500,000
Award Floor:$100,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$7,000,000
Expected Number of Awards:15
Description:Funding Opportunity Announcement Summary The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the potential availability of grants and agreements in Kansas for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources, addressing local natural resource issues, encouraging collaboration and developing state and community level conservation leadership. A total of up to $7 million is available for FY 2021 for projects as identified in Section A of the Full Announcement in the Related Documents tab of this opportunity. Proposals are requested from Federally recognized tribal governments, State and local units of government, non-governmental organizations, and institutions of higher learning for competitive consideration of grant or agreement awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration. Key Dates Applicants must submit their applications via by 11:59 pm Eastern Time, March 8, 2021. For technical issues with, please contact Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or [email protected] Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding accounts. Questions regarding this notice of funding opportunity (NFO) may be submitted until February 5, 2021. Responses to questions posed will be posted on approximately two weeks before the application due date. Proposals in possession of Kansas NRCS will be scored as they are received and, if eligible, added to a ranking list of projects for funding consideration. The State Conservationist will make the final selection. The agency anticipates making selections by May 1, 2021 and expects to execute awards by September 15, 2021.

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