TN FY2021 Collaborative Outreach for Natural Resources Conservation

Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service
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USDA-NRCS-TN-MULTI-21-NOFO0001087

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the availability of funding for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources to encourage collaboration with partners in providing farm bill program outreach to historically underserved groups. The Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018 (2018 Farm Bill) includes provisions that address the unique circumstances and concerns of beginning farmers and ranchers, veteran farmers and ranchers, socially disadvantaged farmers and ranchers, and limited resource farmers and ranchers, collectively referred to as โ€œhistorically underserved producers.โ€ Additional information is available here: Historically Underserved Farmers and Ranchers. The overall intent of this solicitation is to solicit partnerships to help enhance the implementation of key conservation outreach objectives and priorities outlined in this announcement. Proposals will be accepted from eligible entities for projects located in Tennessee. NRCS anticipates the total amount awarded under this announcement in Federal fiscal year 2021 will be approximately $100,000.00. Proposals are requested from eligible entities for competitive consideration of agreement awards for projects between one (1) to three (3) years in duration. Entity types that may be eligible under these criteria include the following: City or township governments County governments 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) Native American trial governments (Federally recognized) Native American tribal organizations (other than Federally recognized tribal governments) Private institutions of higher education Public and State-controlled institutions of higher education Special district governments State governments For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D.1. for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov. Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on June 7, 2021. 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. Questions regarding this notice of funding opportunity (NFO) may be submitted until May 5, 2021. Responses to questions posed will be posted on Grants.gov approximately two weeks before the application due date. The agency anticipates making selections by June 30, 2021 and expects to execute awards by September 15, 2021.
Categories: Environment, Agriculture, Natural Resources.

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Posted on

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Fellowships

Reference Number

USDA-NRCS-TN-MULTI-21-NOFO0001087

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