Soil and Water Conservation
Provide conservation technical assistance to private landowners, conservation districts, tribes, and other organizations through a national network of locally-respected, technically-skilled, professional conservationists and assist them in conserving, improving and sustaining our natural resources and environment.
General information about this opportunity
Last Known Status
Agency: Department of Agriculture
Office: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Type(s) of Assistance Offered
ADVISORY SERVICES AND COUNSELING
Soil Conservation and Domestic Allotment Act
, Public Law 74-76, N/A Stat. N/A, 16 U.S.C 590 a-f.
Who is eligible to apply/benefit from this assistance?
The CTA Program is delivered to private individuals, groups of decision makers, tribes, units of governments, and non-governmental organizations in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of Palau, and the Marshall Islands.
General public, State governments, and local governments.
No Credentials or documentation are required. This program is excluded from coverage under 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles.
What is the process for applying and being award this assistance?
Preapplication coordination is required. Environmental impact information is not required for this program. This program is excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Contact the local Natural Resources Conservation Service office in nearly all counties. Preapplication coordination of this program is not required.
Approval/Disapproval Decision Time
Other - Not Specified.
How are proposals selected?
How may assistance be used?
Technical assistance to the general public in planning and applying natural resource conservation practices, systems, and treatment; and furnishing technical natural resource conservation information to State and local governments. Technical assistance to decision-makers on lands in agriculture, forestry and related uses for planning and applying natural resource conservation practices, systems, and treatment; and furnishing technical natural resource conservation information to State and local governments. 100%.
What are the requirements after being awarded this opportunity?
Other Assistance Considerations
Formula and Matching Requirements
This program has no statutory formula.
Matching requirements are not applicable to this program.
MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance
Not applicable. Method of awarding/releasing assistance: lump sum.
Who do I contact about this opportunity?
Regional or Local Office
See Regional Agency Offices. State and local Natural Resources Conservation Service offices (see Appendix IV of the Catalog).
Dan Lawson Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service,
1400 Independence Ave SW
P.O. Box 2890 , Washington, District of Columbia 20013 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
(Salaries) FY 14 $700,069,000; FY 15 est $787,696,000; and FY 16 est $733,030,000
Range and Average of Financial Assistance
Regulations, Guidelines and Literature
"Conquest of the Land," AIB99; "Soil Erosion by Water," AIB513; "Assistance Available from the Natural Resources Conservation Service," AIB345; "Controlling Erosion on Construction Sites," AIB347; "Community Improvement Through Resource Conservation and Development," PA1077; "Save Soil Systematically," PA1366. "List of Published Soil Surveys;" "Going Wild with Natural resource Conservation," PA1363; "Conversation Planning-You and Your Land," PA 1376, "Farming and Maintaining Terraces," LN570.
Examples of Funded Projects