Georgia NRCS Technical Outreach and Education for Fiscal Year 2023
Notice of Funding Opportunity Summary This Notice of Funding Opportunity (NFO) is being released prior to appropriation and/orapportionment of funds for fiscal year 2023. Enactment of additional continuing resolutions oran appropriations act may affect the availability or level of funding for this program.The Georgia NRCS, an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), isseeking support from and opportunities to partner with likeminded natural resource conservation partners. The overall intent of this solicitation is to solicit partnerships to help provide outreach and education on USDA-NRCS programs.Proposals will be accepted for projects performed in Georgia. NRCS anticipates that the amountavailable for support of this program in FY 2023 will be approximately $1,500,000. Agreementsawarded in pursuant to this NFO may be 1-3 years in duration.This notice identifies the objectives, eligibility criteria, and application instructions. Applicationswill be screened for completeness and compliance with the provisions of this notice. Incomplete and/or noncompliant applications will be eliminated from competition and notification of elimination will be sent to the applicant. The Georgia State Conservationist reserves the right not to fund any or all applications. NRCS will accept applications under this notice for single or multiyear applications submitted by eligible entities.For new users of Grants.gov, see Section D. for information about steps required before submitting an application via Grants.gov.Key DatesApplicants must submit their applications via Grants.gov by 11:59 pm Eastern Time on April 17, 2023. For technical issues with Grants.gov, contact Grants.gov Applicant Support at 1-800-518-4726 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 May 5, 2023 and expects to execute awards by July 31st, 2023. These dates are estimates and are subject to change.