Iowa NRCS announced the availability of up to $350,000 in FY 2020 state Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) funding to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies in Iowa. Applications are requested from eligible government agencies, non-governmental organizations or individuals. CIG funds projects up to three years in length. Funds are awarded through a competitive process; the maximum award amount for any project is $100,000. Iowa priorities are habitat, water quality and quantity, and soil health.
Proposals are due by June 26, 2020.