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FY 2009 Utah Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - State Component

FY 2009 Utah Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) - State Component

State Grant Component - Utah

CIG is a voluntary program intended to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. The intent of the state component of CIG is to provide flexibility to NRCS State Conservationists to target CIG funds to individual producers and smaller organizations that may provide promising innovations. In 2009, Utah NRCS will allocate approximately $500,000 towards competitive grants for the state component of CIG. The deadline for submitting proposals was May 4, 2009.

Successful applicants for the 2009 Utah Conservation Innovation Grants will be announced July 30, 2009.

Aquaculture Component

NRCS State Conservationist Sylvia Gillen has announced the availability of a new 2009 Conservation Innovation Grant dealing with aquaculture. $200,000 is available through a competitive grant process. The deadline for application was June 17, 2009.  ...Read More


2009 Utah CIG Grant Application Materials - Coming soon on

Materials that are needed to submit a CIG application will be available on the website and are posted below.

The documents below may require Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Fiscal Year 2009 Announcement for Program Funding (PDF, 84 KB)
Project Summary Sheet (PDF, 48 KB)
Progress Report Template (DOC, 41 KB)
Complete Standard Form 424 (SF-424) Application for Federal Assistance  (PDF, 808 KB)
Standard Form 424A (SF-424a) Budget Information-Non-Construction Programs  (PDF, 126 KB)
Standard Form 424B (SF-424b) Assurances-Non-Construction Programs   (PDF, 81KB)
Fiscal Year 2009 Application Package Checklist (PDF, 20 KB)

Linked Pages

Approved Standard SF 424 Forms at the website


Rules, Notices, and Additional Information

The documents below requires Adobe Acrobat Reader:

CIG 2009 Final Rule, 7 CFR 1466 (PDF, 64 KB)
Program Description (PDF, 51 KB)
CIG Fact Sheet (PDF, 42KB)
CIG Key Points (PDF, 47KB)