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Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - State Component


Idaho NRCS Offering $150,000 for Conservation Innovation Grants in FY 2015.

The FY 2015 Idaho Conservation Innovation Grants application period is as follows:

Funds will be awarded through a statewide competitive process. This includes submitting a full proposal application.  Proposals must be received at the Idaho NRCS State Office by 4 p.m. Mountain Time on May 15, 2015

Selected projects may lead to the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies.

Idaho's two general categories for 2015 are:

  1. Soil Erosion
  • Demonstrate innovative conservation technologies or agronomic techniques that address water and/or wind erosion on Highly Erodible Land in Idaho
  1. Wildlife (Sage-Grouse)
  • Demonstrate new techniques/approaches and/or technologies:
  1. to improve sage-grouse habitat in Idaho, or
  2. to evaluate the effectiveness of habitat development projects on sage-grouse populations in Idaho
     

Applicants are encouraged to completely read and understand the requirements for application for this grant, as described in the FY 2015 Idaho CIG Grant Announcement.

FY 2015 Idaho Grant Pre-proposal and Application Materials

All OMB Standard Forms (SF) and other forms necessary for CIG submission are available at: National NRCS CIG Webpage.

The Idaho CIG State Component RFP can also be found on the Federal Grants website.

 Funded CIG Projects

FY 2014
FY 2013
FY 2012
FY 2011
FY 2010
FY 2009
FY 2008
FY 2007
FY 2006

For More Information

For more information please see the National NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants webpage, read the information in the files listed above, or contact one of the NRCS personnel listed below.


Contacts

Forms and How to Apply Questions:

Chris Catherman, Grants and Agreements Specialist
Phone: (208) 685-6982
Email: Chris.Catherman@id.usda.gov

Technical and Program Questions:

Denise Adkins, Resource Conservationist for Technical Resources
Phone (208) 685-6991
Email: Denise.Adkins@id.usda.gov