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2014 - 2015 RCPP Projects

The first projects of the new USDA Regional Conservation Partnership Program have been selected. These 115 high-impact projects across all 50 states and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico will receive more than $370 million in Federal funding, and projects are leveraging an estimated $400 million in partner contributions to improve the nation’s water quality, support wildlife habitat and enhance the environment.

Nearly 600 pre-proposals were submitted in 2014. The top pre-proposals were invited to submit a full proposal, and NRCS received 210 proposals requesting $1.4 billion – four times the available funding.

Map of US showing locations of RCPP projects, by state, CCA and nationally

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National Project Summaries

A - I  K - O  P - U

  

Project Summaries Listed By State

AL - CA CO - ID IL - ME MD - NH
NJ - OK OR - TN TX - WY

Project Summaries Listed By CCA

 

List of All Projects

All Projects web page

National, State, and CCA Summaries (PDF, 187KB)

Final Proposals by Funding Pool (PDF, 226KB)

How Projects Were Selected

Contributions

Projects will expand private lands conservation investment by leveraging partner contributions

Solutions

Projects will provide real-time, measureable results to benefit individual farms, ranches and forests but also local economies and communities in watersheds and targeted geographic areas.

Innovations

Partners will creatively design projects by drawing all authorities into an integrated project.

Participation

Partners will pull new organizations into the fold and increase the diversity and number of stakeholders that participate in projects.

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CCA Criteria and Selection

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