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Post Date

February 1st 2008

Application Due Date

April 25th 2008

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Number of Awards


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  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $75000

Grant Description

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year 2008 Announcement of Program Funding Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.912 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Maine (ME) NRCS requests applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. For FY 2008, up to $100,000 is available for the Maine State CIG competition. Funds will be awarded through a statewide competitive grants process. There are two CIG components available in FY 2008: Natural Resource Concerns Component and the Technology Component. Applications are requested from eligible government or non-government organizations or individuals within the State of Maine for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between one and three years in duration. This notice identifies the objectives for CIG projects, the eligibility criteria for projects and associated instructions needed to apply to CIG. PROPOSAL DUE DATE AND ADDRESSES: Proposals must be received in the NRCS Vermont State Office by 4 p.m., Eastern Standard Time (EST) on April 25, 2008. The address for hand-delivered applications or applications submitted using mail or overnight courier service is: Conservation Innovation Grants Program; c/o Pat Pickett; Natural Resources Conservation Service; Suite 105, 356 Mountain View Drive, Colchester, Vermont 05446. To submit your application electronically, visit and follow the instructions. See URL link for full announcement

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    Natural Resources Conservation Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Patricia Pickett
    Contract Specialist
    Phone 802-9516796X224

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Office email address

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Vermont State Office

  • More Information:

    NRCS Maine Homepage

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