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2016 Lake Tahoe License Plate Program Grant

Grants to Nevada Local and State Agencies for
Environmental Improvements to the Lake Tahoe Basin

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Nevada Division of State Lands

Deadline Date:

01/19/16 5:00 PM


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Grants to Nevada local and State agencies for a variety of initiatives related to the preservation and restoration of the natural environment of the Lake Tahoe Basin. Eligible activities include public education, water quality projects, research, invasive species mitigation, and State park improvements.

Grants may be used to fund an entire program or a portion thereof.

Funded categories:

• Public Education Outreach
• Water Quality Improvement Projects and Research
• Other Research and Monitoring Studies
• State Park Improvements
• Invasive Species Research/Removal Projects

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 166935

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Estimated Size of Grant:

Grant funds may be utilized in ONE of the following manners:

1. For the administrative costs of the program or project, not to exceed five percent (5%) of the grant (if budgets include administrative costs of 5%, staff hours used to administer the grant are intended to be covered by the 5% administrative costs and therefore should not be billed separately); OR

2. For indirect costs associated with project labor. The maximum indirect cost rate accepted for reimbursement is not to exceed forty percent (40 %). Grantees shall provide sufficient backup documentation to support proposed indirect costs.

Environmental education/information programs. The maximum amount of funds available each year for environmental education programs shall not exceed $25,000 or 10 percent of the available grant funds available January 15th of each year, whichever is more limiting.

Supplies and equipment purchase/rental. For equipment purchases or rentals, as a general rule, the maximum amount available with any grant is 5% of the total project costs up to $5,000.


Pre-Application Information:

Please note, proposals including the implementation of construction projects listed on the TRPA 5-year EIP list will be prioritized this funding round. Also note, beginning this round the maximum indirect cost rate accepted for reimbursement is not to exceed forty percent (40 %).

Match requirements:

- Nevada State agencies shall not be required to provide matching funds to be eligible for grants under this program.
- All other grant applicants shall be required to provide a matching contribution to the proposed project of not less than 25 percent of the cost of the project to be eligible for grants under this program.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Holly Holwager
Phone: 775-684-2725
Fax: 775-684-2721

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Nevada

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