Tribal Conservation Grants (Wisconsin)

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 21st, 2024
Close Date
April 24th, 2024
Award Ceiling
$250,000.00
Award Floor
$5,000.00
Expected No. Awards
11
Opportunity No.
USDA-NRCS-WI-MULTI-24-NOFO0001351

Agency

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)

Eligible Applicants

Nonfederally Recognized Native American Tribal Organizations

Funding Category

Natural Resources

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Natural Resources Conservation Service, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, is announcing the potential availability of Tribal Conservation Grants for the purpose of addressing tribal natural resource issues, promoting collaboration, and developing tribal capacity and conservation leadership. These grants are specifically for projects located in the state of Wisconsin. The grants do not require cost sharing or matching funds and fall under the category of Natural Resources. The funding instrument type is a grant, and the opportunity is discretionary. The grant ceiling is $250,000, with a minimum award floor of $5,000. The expected number of awards is 11. The deadline for submitting applications is April 24, 2024, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov. The agency anticipates making selections by May 21, 2024, and expects to execute awards by September 1, 2024. For more information and application instructions, please refer to the full Notice of Funding Opportunity on the Grants.gov website. If you have any questions related to preparing application content, you can contact Kimberly D Johnson, a Grants Management Specialist, at kimberly.johnson2@usda.gov.

Description

This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) is being released prior to appropriation and/or apportionment of funds for fiscal year 2024. Enactment of additional continuing resolutions or an appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing potential availability of Grant Agreements for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources to address tribal natural resource issues, encouraging collaboration, and developing tribal capacity and conservation leadership. Proposals will be accepted for projects located in the state of Wisconsin. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions for projects. Proposals will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant proposals will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant. For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D. of the full Notice of Funding Opportunity for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov. Key Dates Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on April 24, 2024. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or support@grants.gov. Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding Grants.gov accounts. For inquiries specific to the content of the NFO requirements, contact the federal awarding agency contact (section G of this NFO). Please limit questions to those regarding specific information contained in this NFO (such as dates, page numbers, clarification of discrepancies, etc.). Questions related to eligibility, or the merits of a specific proposal will not be addressed. The agency anticipates making selections by May 21, 2024 and expects to execute awards by September 1, 2024. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.

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Title
Type
Grant