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Conservation Innovation Grants in South Carolina

Applications are due by June 5, 2023.
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service in South Carolina is accepting applications for Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) State Program funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. A total of $500,000 is available for the South Carolina CIG competition in FY 2023. Non-federal entities and individuals are invited to apply. Projects may be between one and three years in duration, and the maximum award amount for a single award in FY 2023 is $250,000. State priorities for projects are water quality, soil health, air quality, and climate-smart agriculture and forestry.