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DroughtMitigationFundingSources: NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Program


NRCS Emergency Watershed Protection Program 

Grant/Loan Funds Available

  • Funding available though the Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) ranges from $25K to $100K
  • Funded through contracts between project sponsors and the NRCS. There are no grants. The NRCS pays 75% of the costs.


Installing/repairing conservation measures to control flooding and prevent soil erosion. Generally, more than one individual should benefit from the project. Public or private landowners or others who have a legal interest or responsibility for the values threatened by the watershed emergency

Funding Agency

National Resource Conservation Service

Initial contacts should be made with NRCS county offices when an emergency exists.

Funding Type

Created at 12/17/2010 11:11 AM  by System Account 
Last modified at 12/21/2010 1:22 PM  by System Account