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2011 Michigan Conservation Innovation Grant

Post Date

February 4th 2011

Application Due Date

March 4th 2011

Funding Opportunity Number


CFDA Number(s)


Funding Instrument Type(s)


Funding Activity Categories

Natural Resources

Number of Awards


Eligibility Categories

State Governments
County Governments
City or Township Governments
Special District Governments
Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Governments
Non-Federally Recognized Native American Tribal Organizations
For-Profit Organizations (Except Small Businesses)
Small Businesses


  • Estimated Total Funding:


  • Award Range:

    $0 - $75000

Grant Description

DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AGENCY: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Commodity Credit Corporation ACTION: NOTICE Michigan Conservation Innovation Grants Fiscal Year (FY) 2011 Announcement for Program Funding Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Number: 10.912 SUMMARY: The Michigan Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture, is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications are accepted from Michigan only. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2011 will be approximately $225,000.00. Applications are requested from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between 1 and 3 years in duration. Funds will be awarded through a State wide competitive grant process which will require all applicants to submit a complete and fully documented application package following all guidance contained in this notice. This notice identifies the objectives for CIG projects, the eligibility criteria for projects, and provides the instructions needed to apply to CIG. Applications will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete applications will be eliminated from competition, and notification of elimination will be mailed to the applicant. DATES: Applications must be received at the NRCS Michigan State Office by 4 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST), on March 4, 2011. ADDRESSES: The address for hand-delivered, US Postal delivery, express mail or overnight courier service for applications is: Natural Resources Conservation Service, Conservation Innovation Grants Program, 3001 Coolidge Rd., Suite 250, East Lansing, MI 48823. For more information contact: Steven V. Law CIG Program Manager Natural Resources Conservation Service 3001 Coolidge Rd. East Lansing, MI 48823 Phone: (517) 324-5282 Fax: (517) 324-5180 Email:

Contact Information

  • Agency

    Department of Agriculture

  • Office:

    Natural Resources Conservation Service

  • Agency Contact:

    Gay Mullen
    Contracting Officer
    Phone 5173245236

  • Agency Mailing Address:

    Gay Mullen, Contracting Officer

  • Agency Email Address:

  • Location:

    Michigan State Office

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