DES MOINES, IOWA, April 12, 2018—Up to $500,000 in Federal grant funding is available in Iowa for the development of innovative conservation approaches and technologies through USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). Grant proposals are due by May 29.
NRCS is accepting applications from eligible entities implementing projects in Iowa. All non-Federal entities and individuals are invited to apply. The CIG requires applicants to supply a 50-50 match.
Applications must be submitted electronically through grants.gov. In addition, a PDF of the complete application must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com. If you are new to the grants.gov system, there are several preliminary steps required before an application can be submitted. To register in the grants.gov system, go to www.grants.gov, click on “Applicants”, then click on “Get Registered.”
CIG program is a voluntary program intended to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies while leveraging Federal investment in environmental enhancement and protection. CIG enables NRCS to work with public and private entities to accelerate technology transfer and adoption of some of Iowa’s most pressing natural resource concerns.