Georgia NRCS Outreach and Education for Fiscal Year 2024

Active
No
Status
Posted
Published Date
February 21st, 2024
Close Date
March 23rd, 2024
Total Funding
$2,500,000.00
Award Ceiling
$100,000.00
Award Floor
$25,000.00
Expected No. Awards
20
Opportunity No.
USDA-NRCS-GA-MULTI-24-NOFO0001348

Agency

Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)

Eligible Applicants

Private Institutions of Higher Education

Funding Category

Natural Resources

Funding Instrument

Grant

Opportunity Category

Discretionary

Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement

Yes

Summary

The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture is offering a grant opportunity titled "Georgia NRCS Outreach and Education for Fiscal Year 2024". This grant aims to solicit partnerships to provide outreach and education on USDA-NRCS programs in Georgia. The funding available for this program in FY 2024 is approximately $2,500,000, with agreements awarded under this opportunity lasting 1-3 years. The deadline for submitting applications is March 23, 2024. The estimated funding floor for this opportunity is $25,000, and the estimated funding ceiling is $100,000. For more information and to apply, visit Grants.gov. For inquiries, contact Erick Purifoy at erick.purifoy@usda.gov.

Description

SUMMARY INFORMATION Federal Awarding Agency Name: U.S. Department of Agriculture – U.S. Department of Agriculture-Georgia Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Notice of Funding Opportunity Title: Georgia NRCS Outreach and Education for Fiscal Year 2024 Notice of Funding Opportunity Number: USDA-NRCS-GA-MULTI-24-NOFO0001348 Assistance Listing: This program is listed in the Assistance Listings (previously referred to as the Catalog of Federal Financial Assistance) on Sam.gov under 10.902, 10.912 and 10.924, which can be found at: https://sam.gov/content/home. SAM is a web-based, government-wide application that collects, validates, stores, and disseminates business information about the federal government's trading partners in support of the contract awards, grants, and electronic payment processes. Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary 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 Georgia NRCS, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking support from and opportunities to partner with likeminded natural resource conservation partners. The overall intent of this opportunity is to solicit partnerships to help provide outreach and education on USDA-NRCS programs. Proposals will be accepted for projects performed in Georgia. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2024 will be approximately $2,500,000. Agreements awarded pursuant to this NFO may be 1-3 years in duration. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. Applications will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant applications will be eliminated from competition and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant. The Georgia State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications. NRCS will accept applications under this notice for single or multiyear applications submitted by eligible entities. 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 March 23, 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 5, 2024, and expects to execute awards by July 31, 2024. These dates are estimates and are subject to change. Federal Funding Floor and Ceiling Amounts The estimated funding floor for this opportunity is $25,000, and the estimated funding ceiling is $100,000. The funding floor means the minimum agreement funding amount for the Federal share per agreement awarded. The ceiling is the maximum agreement funding amount for the Federal share per agreement awarded. These numbers refer to the total agreement amount, not any specific budget period. Federal Financial Assistance Training The funding available through this NFO is Federal financial assistance. Grants 101 Training is highly recommended for those seeking knowledge about Federal financial assistance. The training is free and available to the public via https://www.cfo.gov/resources/federal-financial-assistance-training/. It consists of five modules covering each of the following topics: 1) laws, regulations, and guidance; 2) financial assistance mechanisms; 3) uniform guidance administrative requirements; 4) cost principles; and 5) risk management and single audit. FPAC agencies also apply Federal financial assistance regulations to certain non-assistance awards (e.g., non-assistance cooperative agreements).

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