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Funding Opportunity | Outreach and Technical Workshop Activities in Alabama


Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department Of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

Funding Opportunity Title: Outreach and Technical Workshop Activities in Alabama

Announcement Type: Initial Announcement

Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-AL-18-02

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.902 – Conservation Technical Assistance (CFDA 10.902, CTA) Provide conservation technical assistance to private landowners, conservation districts, tribes, and other organizations through a national network of locallyrespected, technically-skilled, professional conservationists and assist them in conserving, improving and sustaining our natural resources and environment

Funding Opportunity Announcement Summary

The Natural Resources Conservation Service in Alabama is requesting applications to provide outreach and technical workshops. The services will consist of preparing and hosting workshops covering Outreach and/or Technical Topic content. The objectives of the CTA program is to provide technical assistance to private landowners and land users in conservation planning and contracting, design, layout, and installation of conservation practices.

Performance includes all work needed to secure locations, prepare flyers and other advertisement documents, set up location seating and procure equipment needed to conduct meetings. This includes projectors, refreshments, sign-in sheets, evaluation forms and securing speakers/trainers for each session. Applications are being requested from all eligible domestic applicants for competitive consideration of cooperative agreement awards for a period from September 19, 2018 through September 30, 2019.

This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for agreement proposals. Proposals will be screened for completeness and compliance with provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant proposals will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant.

Key Dates

Applications must be received by NRCS by 11:59 PM CDT, July 27, 2018.

The agency expects to make selections by August 24, 2018.


Program Contact

Lawrence McGhee

State Soil Scientist

3381 Skyway Drive

Auburn, AL 36830


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