Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)Notice of Funding Opportunity Title: Announcement for Program Funding for NRCS’ Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) for Federal fiscal year (FY) 2022 – OREGONNotice of Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-OR-CIG-22-NOFO0001176Assistance Listing This program is listed in the Assistance Listings on SAM.gov under 10.912, Environmental Quality Incentives ProgramSAM 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 SummaryNRCS is announcing the availability of CIG funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications are accepted from eligible entities for projects carried out in the state of Oregon. A total of up to $300,000 is available for the Oregon CIG competition in FY 2022. All non-federal entities (NFE) and individuals are invited to apply, with the sole exception of federal agencies. Projects may be between one and three years in duration. The maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2022 is $100,000.For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D. for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov.Key DatesApplicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on May 13, 2022. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or email@example.com. Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding Grants.gov accounts. Please limit questions to those regarding specific information contained in this NFO (such as dates, page numbers, clarification of discrepancies, etc.) Questions relatedto eligibility or the merits of a specific proposal will not be addressed.A webinar for CIG applicants is scheduled for March 29th at 1:00 pm Pacific Time. Information on how to participate in the webinar will be posted to the Oregon CIG website (https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/or/programs/financial/cig/?cid=nrcs142p2_044081). Applicants are encouraged to visit the Oregon State CIG website to learn more about the CIG program.The agency anticipates making selections by June 24th, 2022 and expects to execute awards by Aug 1, 2022. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.