02-21-17 USDA Offers RCPP Application Webinars, March 22 and April 5

USDA Press Release

USDA Offers RCPP Application Webinars, March 22 and April 5

WASHINGTON, Feb. 22, 2017 – USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is hosting a webinar for potential applicants to the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) to assist them with their pre-proposals. The webinar will discuss the program, Announcement for Program Funding (APF) requirements, and offer information about best practices for project applications. Pre-proposals are due April 21, 2017.

The NRCS will offer this webinar on March 22 and April 5 from 2:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern Time. Visit the RCPP website to learn more about the webinar and RSVP for a specific date.

Through this fourth APF, the NRCS will award up to $252 million to locally driven, public-private partnerships that improve the nation’s water quality, combat drought, enhance soil health, support wildlife habitat and protect agricultural viability. Applicants must match or exceed the federal award with private or local funds.