Maine Natural Resources Conservation Service General Agreements for Assistance

Published Date
April 3rd, 2024
Close Date
June 2nd, 2024
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Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS)

Eligible Applicants

Small Businesses

Funding Category

Natural Resources

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Cost Sharing or Matching Requirement



The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced the availability of funding for leveraging NRCS resources in collaboration with partners for outreach and strategic conservation delivery assistance in Maine. The purpose of this funding is to enhance the implementation of key conservation objectives and priorities. The NRCS anticipates awarding approximately $500,000 in Federal fiscal year 2024. Eligible entities are invited to submit proposals for competitive consideration of agreement awards and projects. The deadline for submitting applications via is April 19, 2024, 11:59 pm Eastern Time. For technical issues, contact Applicant Support, and for inquiries regarding the content of the Notice of Funding Opportunity, contact the federal awarding agency. Selections will be made by May 10, 2024, with awards expected to be executed by September 6, 2024. For more information, refer to the Related Documents Tab.


Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing the potential availability of funding for the purpose of leveraging NRCS resources to encourage collaboration with partners in conducting outreach and providing strategic conservation delivery assistance that enhances the ability of the agency to support conservation. The overall intent of this solicitation is to solicit partnerships to help enhance the implementation of key conservation objectives and priorities outlined in this announcement. Proposals will be accepted from eligible entities for outreach and technical assistance in Maine. NRCS anticipates the total amount awarded under this announcement in Federal fiscal year 2024 will be approximately $500,000. Proposals are requested from eligible entities for competitive consideration of agreement awards and projects between For new users of, see Section D. of the full Notice of Funding Opportunity for information about steps required before submitting an application via Key Dates Applicants must submit their applications via by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on April 19, 2024. For technical issues with, contact Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding 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 10, 2024 and expects to execute awards by September 6, 2024. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.

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