Notice of Funding Opportunity for NRCS’s Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2020

Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
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Fellowship / research funding

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USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIGOFT-20-GEN0010750

NRCS is announcing the availability of Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) On-Farm Conservation Innovation Trials (On-Farm Trials) to stimulate the adoption and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches in partnership with agricultural producers. For 2020, applications are accepted from eligible entities for projects addressing at least one priority listed in this announcement. Up to $25 million is available for On-Farm Trials in 2020. NRCS anticipates that up to $10 million of On-Farm Trials funding in 2020 will be awarded to entities applying for the Soil Health Demonstration Trial (SHD) component. On-Farm Trials projects may be between 3 and 5 years in duration. The maximum amount for a single award in FY 2020 is $5 million. APPLICATION DEADLINE: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 11, 2020. SUBMISSIONS: Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov. Submissions must be received by the time and date due. See section IV.D of the Full Announcement in the Related Documents tab of this opportunity for more on how to submit an application.
Categories: Environment, Agriculture, Natural Resources.

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Application Deadline

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Fellowship / research funding

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USDA-NRCS-NHQ-CIGOFT-20-GEN0010750

United States