Conservation Reserve Program Decision Support Tools
Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary FPAC is announcing the availability of cooperative agreement funding to assess why critical data about land that could be or that is enrolled in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is not readily available to inform program-related decisions made by producers and the Farm Service Agency, and how best to address these data needs going forward. There are four specific assessments sought. Projects will culminate in piloting the solution identified by the assessment. Non- governmental organizations (NGOs) and academic institutions are eligible to submit a statement of interest by August 1, 2022. Up to $2,000,000 is available to conduct each assessment. For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D. for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov. Key Dates Applicants must submit a brief statement of interest via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on August 1, 2022. 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. Selected applicants will be invited by August 11, 2022 to submit a full application by August 25, 2022 directly to the Federal awarding agency contact (section G of this NFO) and not via Grants.gov, with awards executed by September 30, 2022. These dates are estimates and are subject to change. For inquiries specific to the content of the NFO requirements, contact the Federal awarding agency contact. 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.