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Cooperative Agreements to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes,
and IHEs in Eligible States to Benefit Underserved Farmers

Gulf of Mexico Historically Underserved Farmer to Farmer Grants Program

Agency Type:

Federal

Funding Source:

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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

Conf. Date:

01/06/22

Deadline Date:

02/04/22 11:59 PM ET

Description:

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Cooperative agreements to USA nonprofit organizations, agencies, Indian tribes, and IHEs in eligible states to benefit underserved farmers. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to finalize. Funding is intended to improve habitat, water quality, and environmental education throughout the Gulf of Mexico watershed.

The EPA Gulf of Mexico Division (GMD) is announcing a Request for Applications (RFA) from eligible applicants for the Gulf of Mexico Historically Underserved Farmer to Farmer Grants Program. This RFA is for an applicant who would receive a direct award from EPA and would provide competitive subawards to eligible entities to directly collaborate with underserved farmers on projects within the Gulf of Mexico watershed to support the Gulf of Mexico Farmer to Farmer objectives identified in I.B. Definition of “farmer” can be found in the RFA Terms. EPA plans to fund one cooperative agreement in each of the following geographic categories:

  • Missouri - Arkansas – White - Red Region (HUCs 10 and 11)
  • Ohio-Tennessee Region (HUCs 05 and 06)
  • Non-Mississippi River Drainage (HUCs 12, 13 and a portion of 03)
  • Mississippi River Region (HUCs 07 and 08)

Successful applicants for this activity will issue subawards to non-profit organizations, state and local governments, colleges, universities, and/or interstate agencies on a competitive basis to achieve the EPA Gulf of Mexico Farmer to Farmer objectives.

EPA Gulf of Mexico Farmer to Farmer objectives:

  1. Novel or innovative techniques, methods, or approaches to improve adoption of resilient and sustainable practices;
  2. Increase collaboration, including within and among farming communities;
  3. Data collection and analysis to demonstrate the results of the applied technique(s), method(s) or approach(es); and
  4. Effective communication of project results to the farming community to inform future farm management and to better understand the most cost-effective and sustainable farming approaches.

The responsibilities of the applicant can be found on page 5 of the RFA. See Attached Files, below.

Subawardee activities can be found on page 6 of the RFA.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 200471

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$12,000,000

Number of Grants:

Expected Number of Awards: 4

Estimated Size of Grant:

Award Ceiling: $3,000,000

Term of Contract:

It is expected that grant awards may be issued for up to a five-year project period beginning May 2022.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

In accordance with Assistance Listing 66.475, applications will be accepted from governmental entities, including state agencies, interstate agencies, Indian tribes, local governments, institutions of higher learning (i.e., colleges and universities), and non-profit organizations (as defined at 2 CFR 200) are eligible to apply for funding under this RFA. Consistent with the definition of Nonprofit organization at 2 CFR § 200.1, the term nonprofit organization means any corporation, trust, association, cooperative, or other organization that is operated mainly for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or similar purpose in the public interest and is not organized primarily for profit; and uses net proceeds to maintain, improve, or expand the operation of the organization. The term includes tax-exempt nonprofit neighborhood and labor organizations. Note that 2 CFR 200.1 specifically excludes Institutions of Higher Education from the definition of non-profit organization because they are separately defined in the regulation. While not considered to be a nonprofit organization(s) as defined by 2 CFR 200.1, public or nonprofit Institutions of Higher Education are, nevertheless, eligible to submit applications under this RFA.

For-profit colleges, universities, trade schools, and hospitals are ineligible.

Ineligible activities can be found on page 13 of the RFA. See Attached Files, below.

Pre-proposal Conference:

January 6, 2022 3pm Eastern; 2pm Central

Webinar to discuss helpful hints, frequently asked questions and provide an opportunity to ask questions. If you are unable to attend the webinar, you can find the Q&A and the common errors document at the Gulf of Mexico Historically Underserved Farmer to Farmer Grants Program link at www.epa.gov/gulfofmexico. If you have a question not included in the Q&A or you need a response prior to the webinar, email staff. Q&A will be updated weekly if new questions are received. EPA will respond to questions through January 28, 2022 but cannot guarantee that it will respond to questions received thereafter.

See the URL for Full Text, below, for more information.

Pre-Application Information:

Application Deadline: February 4, 2022

Important Dates - All dates listed below are tentative.
- December 3, 2021 RFA Posted
- January 6, 2022 3pm Eastern; 2pm Central: Webinar
- February 4, 2022: Applications due to the Gulf of Mexico Division at 11:59pm ET
- March 15, 2022: Anticipated Notification of Selection
- May 27, 2022: Anticipated Final Award

Please note that the registration process also requires that your organization have a DUNS number and a current registration with the System for Award Management (SAM) and the process of obtaining both could take a month or more.

There is no cost-sharing or matching requirement as a condition of eligibility under this RFA.

View this Opportunity on Grants.gov:
https://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=336831

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please submit questions to GMP-RFP@epa.gov.

Grant Coverage Areas:

See map on Page 31 of the RFA for eligible geographic locations.

CFDA Number:

66.475

Funding or Pin Number:

EPA-GM-Farmer-2021

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Arkansas;   Colorado;   Florida;   Georgia;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   New Mexico;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Pennsylvania;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Virginia;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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