USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service will invest $225 million this year through the Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP). RCPP is a partner-driven program that leverages collective resources to find solutions to address natural resource challenges on agricultural land. This year’s funding announcements include opportunities for projects that address climate change, benefit historically underserved producers and support urban agriculture.
NOTE: An info webinar with general program information for RCPP applicants is scheduled for 3-4:30 p.m. ET on Jan. 20, 2022. To join the Zoom webinar, visit https://ems8.intellor.com/login/842136 or join by phone at 888-251-2949.
Funding is open to agriculture and silviculture associations, non-government organizations, Indian tribes, state and local governments, conservation districts and universities, among others.
Questions can be directed to VT NRCS RCPP Coordinator Obediah.firstname.lastname@example.org.
**NOTE: Application submission requires eAuthentication (eAuth) level-2 credentials to access the RCPP portal. This is a Departmental requirement and is non-negotiable. See page 26-27 of the full announcement for submission details.