The National Grazing Lands Coalition is seeking applications to provide high-quality technical assistance on privately owned grazing lands on a voluntary basis. The NatGLC works to increase the awareness of the importance of grazing land resources.
Donor Name: National Grazing Lands Coalition
State: All States
County: All Counties
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $5,000 to $10,000
The Nat GLC’s mission is to promote ecologically and economically sound management of private grazing lands for all their adapted uses and multiple benefits to society. The Nat GLC recognizes grazing lands as a major source of watershed filtration, ground water recharge, and carbon sequestration, providing improved soil, water, and air quality. The purpose of these grants are to facilitate the following:
- Establishment of conservation partnerships, leadership, and outreach,
- Education of grazing land managers, professionals, youth, and the public through grazing conferences
- Improvement in the understanding of the values and multiple services that grazing lands provide small acreage operations and tribal operations.
- Projects must relate to grazing lands sustainability or climate smart agriculture and include at least one of the following components: Conservation planning, workshops, or conferences.
The National Grazing Lands Coalition helps direct funding from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) to enable national/state/local action grants. The Nat GLC Committee is releasing this request for proposals (RFP) to solicit applications, award funds, and administer grants for the purpose of grazing land research and analysis, education, innovative technology, demonstration projects and publication/media development.
- The Na GLC anticipates that approximately $60,000 will be available to be awarded, while there is no minimum or maximum awarded amount, to stretch funds we anticipate projects within the $5,000 to $10,000 range.
- Funds are available on a nationwide scope and must demonstrate grazing lands planning, innovative technology, economic and environmental sustainability.
- Funds will be used to reimburse actual costs.
- Partial reimbursements during the project are allowed for up to 50% of the total funds requested. The final 50% can be requested once the project is finalized and the final report is submitted.
- Selected applicants may receive grants of up to 50% of their total project cost.
- Recipients must match the Nat GLC funds awarded on a dollar-for-dollar basis from non-federal sources with cash and in-kind contributions.
- Any state, tribal, public, or private entity, association, group, or individual is eligible to apply.
- Federal agencies are not eligible.
- All primary individuals associated with the application must be listed. If the applicant is an entity, a DUNS number is required and must be submitted with the application.
- A Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) number is a unique nine-digit sequence recognized as the universal standard for identifying and keeping track of over 70 million businesses worldwide.
- Applicants must obtain a DUNS Number.
- Applicants must provide their tax ID number.
For more information, visit National Grazing Lands Coalition.