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Conservation Grants - Questions & Answers

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#1 If the organization is a current grantee, are they eligible to apply again?

Yes and it’s also up to the Program depending on the recipient’s success with prior awards (progress and financial reports). 
I have seen the same recipients awarded for different grant programs.



#2 What is the deadline for submitting questions?

Questions can be submitted up until May 31, 2019.



#3 Can school districts apply?

Yes



#4 Is a Soil and Water Conservation District eligible to apply? Yes


#5 Can an organization apply for more than one grant if the projects are in different locations, example:  Girl Scouts Camp Dallas and Girl Scouts Camp Fort Worth?

Yes, that would be considered two applications, one for each location. 



#6  Is a city eligible to apply? Yes


#7 Are private landowner eligible to apply?

No, private landowners are not eligible to apply.

This opportunity is open to States, political subdivisions, or agency thereof, a public or private agency, organizations, educational institutions and federally recognized Native American tribal governments (7 USC 6962a) for competitive consideration of grant awards for one year in duration.



#8  Can the garden or high tunnel be established on private land?

The applicant must have and maintain control of the land where the garden and/or high tunnel will be established for the duration of the agreement. The applicant is responsible for maintaining the garden and/or high tunnel once it is established for the duration of the agreement.



#9  Are caterpillar tunnels eligible?

High tunnels that meet NRCS specifications are eligible.



#10  Are businesses eligible to apply?

This opportunity is open to States, political subdivisions, or agency thereof, a public or private agency, organizations, educational institutions and federally recognized Native American tribal governments (7 USC 6962a) for competitive consideration of grant awards for one year in duration.



#11 Are vegetable garden cleaning stations eligible?

Financial resources are to be utilized for garden supplies which can include tools, seed, plants, fertilizer, soil, soil additives, irrigation materials and other garden materials.