Indiana Partners for Conservation Fiscal Year 2021 Announcement for Program Funding- INDIANA


Funding Opportunity ID: 329877
Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-IN-IPC-21-NOFO0001037
Opportunity Title: Indiana Partners for Conservation Fiscal Year 2021 Announcement for Program Funding- INDIANA
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Other
Category of Funding Activity: Agriculture
Natural Resources
Category Explanation:
CFDA Number(s): 10.902
Eligible Applicants: State governments
County governments
City or township 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
Private institutions of higher education
Additional Information on Eligibility:
Agency Code: USDA-NRCS
Agency Name: Department of Agriculture
Natural Resources Conservation Service
Posted Date: Nov 19, 2020
Close Date: Jan 25, 2021 Applications must be received by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.
Last Updated Date: Nov 18, 2020
Award Ceiling: $500,000
Award Floor: $30,000
Estimated Total Program Funding: $1,000,000
Expected Number of Awards: 10
Description: 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 Indiana and focus on conservation issues as noted in Section A (2) of this notice. Collaborative projects that provide on-the-ground support for Indiana NRCS Field Offices are highly encouraged. Reaching underserved and minority landowners and farmers is also highly encouraged. Research proposals will not be accepted, nor considered. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2021 will be up to $1,000,000.00. 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 two and five years in duration. Organizations may use this opportunity to request additional funding for existing Indiana partnership agreements. Awarded organizations may be required to attend administrative training and will be required to present project updates.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.Applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on January 25, 2021.
Version: 5
Modification Comments: Modified the Total Program Funding

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