United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) - Commodity Credit Corporation (CCC)
05/08/20 4:00 PM PST Receipt
Grants to Oregon non-Federal governmental and non-governmental organizations, IHEs, and individuals to promote the development and implementation of creative conservation strategies and technologies on agricultural lands. Funding is intended to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in conjunction with agricultural production.
CIG projects are expected to lead to the transfer of conservation technologies, management systems, and innovative approaches (such as market-based systems) to agricultural producers, into NRCS technical manuals and guides, or to the private sector. CIG generally funds pilot projects, field demonstrations, and on-farm conservation research. On-farm conservation research is defined as an investigation conducted to answer a specific applied conservation question using a statistically valid design while employing farm-scale equipment on farms, ranches or private forest lands.
CIG funds the development and field testing, on-farm research and demonstration, evaluation, or implementation of:
Projects or activities under CIG must comply with all applicable federal, tribal, state, and local laws and regulations throughout the duration of the project; and
For more details on these priority areas, see the Oregon CIG Announcement in Attached Files below, pages 3-6.
GrantWatch ID#: 171690
The funding floor for a single award is $5,000 and the funding ceiling for a single award is $100,000.
Projects may be between one and three years in duration.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Oregon CIG Contact
Amy Fischer, CIG Program Manager
1201 NE Lloyd Blvd., Suite 900
Portland, OR 97232
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