New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education

Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
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Fellowships

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USDA-NRCS-NM-CTA-22-NOFO0001198

SUMMARY INFORMATION Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), New Mexico State Office Notice of Funding Opportunity Title: New Mexico Conservation Technical Assistance for Outreach and Education Notice of Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-NM-CTA-22-NOFO0001198 Assistance Listing: This program is listed in the Assistance Listings on Sam.gov under the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number 10.902 Soil and Water Conservation SAM is a web-based, government-wide application that collects, validates, stores, and disseminates business information about the federal government's trading partners in support of the contract awards, grants, and electronic payment processes. Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary NRCS, an agency under the USDA, in the New Mexico State Office, is seeking to partner with, and support the efforts of, natural resource conservation partners and promote public awareness and implementation of conservation activities including, but not limited to, conducting conservation outreach workshops and training, that will help educate New Mexico’s agricultural community, private landowners, conservation organizations, cooperating agencies, acequias, and land grants. Proposals must be for projects based in New Mexico and focus on conservation. Research proposals will not be accepted, nor considered as part of this announcement. Proposals are requested from Federally-recognized Indian Tribal Organizations, state government, local governments, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations, or institutions of higher education for competitive consideration of awards for projects 1 year in duration. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. 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. The New Mexico State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications. NRCS will accept applications under this notice for single year applications submitted by eligible entities. 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 May 23, 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 June 17, 2022, and expects to execute awards by August 1, 2022. These dates are estimates and are subject to change. Federal Funding Floor and Ceiling Amounts The estimated funding floor for this opportunity is $10,000, and the estimated funding ceiling is $20,000. The funding floor means the minimum agreement funding amount for the Federal share per agreement awarded. The ceiling is the maximum agreement funding amount for the Federal share per agreement awarded. These numbers refer to the total agreement amount, not any specific budget period. Federal Financial Assistance Training The funding available through this NFO is Federal financial assistance. Grants 101 Training is highly recommended for those seeking knowledge about Federal financial assistance. The training is free and available to the public via https://www.cfo.gov/grants-training/. It consists of five modules covering each of the following topics: 1) laws, regulations, and guidance; 2) financial assistance mechanisms; 3) uniform guidance administrative requirements; 4) cost principles; and 5) risk management and single audit. FPAC agencies also apply Federal financial assistance regulations to certain non-assistance awards (e.g., non-assistance cooperative agreements).
Categories: Environment, Agriculture, Natural Resources.

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Posted on:

Application Deadline:

Expired

Type

Fellowships

Reference Number

USDA-NRCS-NM-CTA-22-NOFO0001198

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