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Conservation Innovation Grants Classic

Applications will be accepted until October 30, 2023.
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that $15 million is available through the Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) Classic. This year’s funding priorities are forestry, habitat conservation and restoration for wildlife and invertebrates, managing agricultural lands to improve local water quality, energy conservation, economics, and strengthening conservation through indigenous knowledge. Strong consideration will be given to proposals that include historically underserved entities and individuals. Individuals and domestic non-federal entities are eligible to apply.