NRCS Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG)

The purpose of CIG is 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

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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.

Related Programs

Environmental Quality Incentives Program

Department of Agriculture


Agency: Department of Agriculture

Office: USDA-NRCS-MSD-Ft Worth Office

Estimated Funding: $300,000


Who's Eligible


Relevant Nonprofit Program Categories



Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Supplemental and Alternative Crops (SACC)

Additional Information of Eligibility:
All NFE entities and individuals, with the exception of Federal agencies, are eligible to apply for projects carried out in Georgia.

Individuals and entities may submit more than one application.

Individuals and entities may receive more than one award.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://nifa.usda.gov/funding-opportunity/supplemental-and-alternative-crops-sacc

Contact:


Agency Email Description:
NRCS GA CIG Contact

Agency Email:


Date Posted:
2018-02-22

Application Due Date:


Archive Date:
2018-04-29


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