USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking proposals for collaborative conservation grants to help address Delaware’s most pressing natural resource concerns. Up to $350,000 in grants will be made available statewide. Proposals are due by May 29.

The full funding announcement can be found on by searching the opportunity number USDA-NRCS-DE-MULTI-20-GEN0010703, or by searching the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) number of 10.902. It can also be found by filtering for All Department of Agriculture.

Delaware NRCS will select proposals that leverage USDA and partner resources to effectively implement projects. Successful proposals will address at least one of the following:

  • Expand hands-on outreach capacity to target conservation assistance to urban farmers
  • Develop and implement a coastal migration plan to increase conservation easements on cropland and forestland adjacent to tidal marsh areas

For more information about the grant proposal process, including the official announcement, visit or contact Yerndi Redd at 302.678.4173.