Iowa Partners for Conservation Fiscal Year 2019 Announcement for Program Funding – IOWA

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Funding Opportunity ID:310916
Opportunity Number:USDA-NRCS-IA-19-01
Opportunity Title:Iowa Partners for Conservation Fiscal Year 2019 Announcement for Program Funding – IOWA
Opportunity Category:Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type:Cooperative Agreement
Category of Funding Activity:Agriculture
Environment
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
Nonprofits that do not have 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:Dec 06, 2018
Close Date:Feb 04, 2019
Last Updated Date:Dec 06, 2018
Award Ceiling:$750,000
Award Floor:$25,000
Estimated Total Program Funding:$5,000,000
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 Iowa and focus on conservation issues as noted in Section A (2) of the Full Announcement located in the Related Documents tab of this opportunity. Collaborative projects that provide on-the-ground support for Iowa NRCS Field Offices are highly encouraged. Research proposals will not be accepted, nor considered. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2019 will be up to $5,000,000.00. Proposals are requested from Federally recognized Indian Tribal Organizations, state government, local government, nongovernmental organization, or institution of higher education for competitive consideration of awards for projects between 1 and 5 years in duration. 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. In addition to the information in this opportunity, more information can be found at the following website: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/ia/people/partners/request+for+proposals+(rfp)/
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