AL NRCS Technical Assistance FY 2023
This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) is being released prior to appropriation and/or apportionment of funds for fiscal year 2023. Enactment of additional continuing resolutions or an appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program. The NRCS, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is seeking support from and opportunities to partner with likeminded natural resource conservation partners. The overall intent of this solicitation is to solicit partnerships to help enhance the implementation of key technical services and outreach projects for Fiscal Year 2023. Proposals will be accepted for projects performed in Alabama. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2023 will be up to $1,000,000.00 Agreements awarded pursuant to this NFO may be 1-5 years in duration. This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. Applications will be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant applications may be eliminated from competition and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant. The Alabama State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications.Applicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on May 15, 2023. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or email@example.com. Awarding agency staff cannot support applicants regarding Grants.gov accounts. For inquiries specific to the content of the NFO requirements, contact the federal awarding agency contact (section G of this NFO). Please limit questions to those regarding specific information contained in this NFO (such as dates, page numbers, clarification of discrepancies, etc.). Questions related to eligibility or the merits of a specific proposal will not be addressed. The agency anticipates making selections by June 25, 2023, and expects to execute awards by July 30, 2023. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.