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Current Funding Opportunities

 

Applications for NRCS Conservation Programs may be submitted and accepted at anytime under a continuous sign-up. The table below lists the cutoff periods for applications for ranking and funding determinations. Applications will continue to be funded at designated application cut-off dates as long as funding is available. 

For more information, contact your local New Jersey NRCS Service Center.

 

Current Funding Opportunities

Program

Application Cut-off Period

Agricultural Management Assistance (AMA)

October 22, 2021

AMA High Tunnel Initiative

October 22, 2021

AMA Cropland

October 22, 2021

Agricultural Conservation Easement Program (ACEP)

 

October 29, 2021

October 29, 2021

Conservation Innovation Grant (CIG) in New Jersey

TBD

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

March 31, 2022

Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP)

October 22, 2021

EQIP Aquaculture

October 22, 2021

EQIP Beginning Farmer

October 22, 2021

EQIP Conservation Activity Plans

October 22, 2021

EQIP Highly Erodible Land

October 22, 2021

EQIP Local Work Group Fund Pools

  • North: Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Morris, Passaic, Somerset, Sussex, Union, and Warren Counties
  • Central: Burlington, Camden, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, and Ocean Counties  
  • South: Atlantic, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, and Salem Counties
October 22, 2021

EQIP National Water Quality Initiative

October 22, 2021

EQIP On Farm Energy Initiative

October 22, 2021

EQIP Organic Initiative

October 22, 2021

EQIP Soil Health Initiative

October 22, 2021

EQIP Socially Disadvantaged Producers

October 22, 2021

EQIP Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW)

October 22, 2021

EQIP Working Lands for Wildlife (WLFW) Golden Winged-Warbler

October 22, 2021

Regional Conservation Partnership (RCPP) - 

Protecting Source Water Protection in the Raritan Basin  (Lead partner: New Jersey Water Supply Authority (NJWSA)

Salem River Bog Turtle Protection and Restoration  (Lead partner: New Jersey Audubon)

October 22, 2021