Established in 1862, the Department of Agriculture serves all Americans through anti-hunger efforts, stewardship of nearly 200 million acres of national forest and rangelands, and through product safety and conservation efforts. The USDA opens markets for American farmers and ranchers and provides food for needy people around the world.
|Recipient||Amount||Start Date||End Date|
|Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation||$ 10,000||   ||2014-01-01||2014-12-31|
|Kickapoo Tribe In Kansas, Inc.||$ 11,000||   ||2014-01-01||2014-12-31|
|Rolling Hills Resource Conservation & Development Council, Inc.||$ 101,500||   ||2011-09-26||2012-09-30|
|Albany State University||$ 196,800||   ||2011-09-26||2012-09-30|
|Monarch Construction Llc||$ 1,001||   ||2011-09-01||2012-09-30|
|Monarch Construction Llc||$ 22,714||   ||2011-09-01||2012-09-30|
|Greenhill Resource Conservation & Development Council||$ 13,295||   ||2010-09-15||2011-09-30|
|Missouri Forage And Grassland Council/grazing Lands Conservation Initiative||$ 22,000||   ||2010-09-15||2011-09-30|
|Saline County Agriculture & Cooperative Extension Work||$ 1,200||   ||2010-09-13||2011-09-30|
|National Older Worker Career Center, Inc.||$ 5,000||   ||2010-09-07||2011-09-30|
Uses and Use Restrictions
Technical assistance to the general public in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices, systems, and treatment; and furnishing technical natural resource conservation information to State and local governments.
Technical assistance to decision-makers on lands in agriculture, forestry and related uses for planning and applying natural resource conservation practices, systems, and treatment; and furnishing technical natural resource conservation information to State and local governments.
The CTA Program is delivered to private individuals, groups of decision makers, tribes, units of governments, and non-governmental organizations in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S.
Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Marshall Islands.
General public, State governments, and local governments.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
Aplication and Award Process
Preapplication coordination is required.
Environmental impact information is not required for this program.
This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact the local Natural Resources Conservation Service office in nearly all counties. Preapplication coordination of this program is not required.
Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act , Public Law 74-76, N/A Stat. N/A, 16 U.S.C 590 a-f.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time
Other - Not Specified.
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula. Matching requirements are not applicable to this program. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Post Assistance Requirements
In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503.
(Salaries) FY 16 $737,984,000; FY 17 est $844,178,000; and FY 18 est $667,675,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature
'Conquest of the Land,' AIB99; 'Soil Erosion by Water,' AIB513; 'Assistance Available from the Natural Resources Conservation Service,' AIB345; 'Controlling Erosion on Construction Sites,' AIB347; 'Community Improvement Through Resource Conservation and Development,' PA1077; 'Save Soil Systematically,' PA1366. 'List of Published Soil Surveys;' 'Going Wild with Natural resource Conservation,' PA1363; 'Conversation Planning-You and Your Land,' PA 1376, 'Farming and Maintaining Terraces,' LN570.
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. State and local Natural Resources Conservation Service offices (see Appendix IV of the Catalog).
Dan Lawson 1400 Independence Ave., SW, Washington, District of Columbia 20250 Email: Dan.Lawson@wdc.usda.gov Phone: (202) 720-5322
Criteria for Selecting Proposals
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