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CIG Apps | Kentucky NRCS

Conservation Innovation Grant Applications due April 16th

For additional information contact Robert Bradley, Resource Conservationist, bobby.bradley@ky.udsa.gov or call 859-224-7362.

Lexington,KY, (March 8, 2012) --- Karen Woodrich, State Conservationist for the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in Kentucky announced that NRCS is requesting applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development, adoption, and evaluation of innovative conservation approaches and technologies related to water quality, soil quality, and agriculture energy. Applications are due April 16, 2012. 

For fiscal year 2012, grants will not exceed $75,000. Funds will be awarded through a statewide competitive grants process. Applications are requested from eligible government or non-government organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between one and three years in duration.

Applications must be received in the KY NRCS State Office by 4:00 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) April 16, 2012. The address for mailed or hand-delivered applications is: USDA-NRCS, attention: Robert Bradley, Kentucky CIG Program Manager, 771 Corporate Drive, Suite 210, Lexington, KY 40503.

A full announcement of the KY CIG State Component is available on-line at http://www.ky.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/2012EQIP/index.html or visit www.grants.gov and conduct a search by agency (Dept. of Ag).

For more information, please contact Robert Bradley at bobby.bradley@ky.usda.gov or call (859) 224-7362.

 

USDA-NRCS is an equal opportunity employer and provider.