USDA Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) – Two Funding Opportunities Available – Due 10/30
Conservation Innovation Grants
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the availability of $65 million through two funding opportunities for new tools, approaches, practices and technologies to further natural resource conservation on private lands through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) program.
CIG is a competitive grants program. Through creative problem solving and innovation, CIG partners work to address our nation's water quality, water quantity, air quality, soil health and wildlife habitat challenges, all while improving agricultural operations. CIG contributes to USDA’s efforts to address climate change through climate-smart agriculture.
For CIG On-Farm Trials, this year’s funding priorities are:
Irrigation water management technologies
Feeding management and enteric methane reduction
Soil health demonstration trials
For CIG Classic, this year’s funding priorities are:
Habitat conservation and restoration for wildlife and invertebrates
Managing agricultural lands to improve local water quality
Strengthening conservation through indigenous knowledge
This opportunity is open to all domestic non-federal entities and individuals based in the United States for projects carried out in the U.S.
Total Amount Available:
October 30, 2023
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