South Carolina Watershed Assessment Services

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 12th, 2024
Close Date
April 15th, 2024
Total Funding
$143,000.00
Award Ceiling
$143,000.00
Award Floor
$130,000.00
Expected No. Awards
1
Opportunity No.
USDA-NRCS-SC-NWQI-24-NOFO0001353

Agency

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)

Eligible Applicants

For-Profit Organizations

Funding Category

Natural Resources

Funding Instrument

Cooperative Agreement

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the USDA, is seeking proposals for the South Carolina Watershed Assessment Services. This opportunity is part of the National Water Quality Initiative through the Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA) Program. The NRCS is looking for eligible organizations with expertise in watershed assessment plans to develop plans that support the initiative. The proposals must be one year in duration and for projects located in the State of South Carolina. The deadline for submitting applications is April 15, 2024, at 11:59 pm Eastern Time. The agency anticipates making selections by May 15, 2024, and expects to execute awards by July 15, 2024. The estimated total program funding is $143,000, with an award ceiling of $143,000 and an award floor of $130,000. For more information and application instructions, please refer to the full Notice of Funding Opportunity on grants.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. NRCS, an agency under the USDA, in the South Carolina State Office, is seeking proposals from partners to develop watershed assessment plans to support the National Water Quality Initiative through the Conservation Technical Assistance (CTA) Program. Proposals are requested for competitive consideration for cooperative agreement awards from eligible organizations who have expertise in watershed assessment plans. Proposals must be one year in duration for projects located in the State of South Carolina. See Section C.1 of this announcement for eligible applicant types. 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 15, 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. The agency anticipates making selections by May 15, 2024, and expects to execute awards by July 15, 2024. These dates are estimates and are subject to change. Projects will be one (1) year in duration. Applicants should plan their projects based on an estimated project start date of September 1, 2024.

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Type
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