Agricultural Management Assistance Program

The Agricultural Management Assistance Program (AMA) helps agricultural producers use conservation to manage risk and address natural resource issues through natural resources conservation. The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) administers the AMA…

Biological Response to Environmental Health Hazards

The National Institute of Environment Health Sciences (NIEHS) funds grants to the extramural community with the goal of improving the understanding of how chemical and physical agents cause pathological changes in molecules, cells, tissues, and organs, and how, in…

Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP)

The Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) helps agricultural producers maintain and improve their existing conservation systems and adopt additional conservation activities to address priority resources concerns. Participants earn CSP payments for conservation…

Cooperative Endangered Species Conservation Fund

This program provides Federal financial assistance to states and territories to participate in a wide array of voluntary conservation projects for candidate, proposed, and listed species. The program provides funding for species and habitat conservation actions on…

Energy Efficient Mortgage Insurance

This program helps homebuyers or homeowners save money on utility bills by helping them get loans to cover the cost of adding energy saving features to new or existing housing as part of a Federal Housing Administration insured home purchase or refinancing…

Environmental Quality Incentives Program

The Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) provides technical and financial assistance to eligible agricultural producers to address soil, water, air, and related natural resource concerns on agricultural land and non-industrial private forestland.

Healthy Forests Reserve Program

The purpose of the Healthy Forests Reserve Program (HFRP) is to assist landowners, on a voluntary basis, in restoring, enhancing and protecting forestland resources on private lands through easements, 30-year contracts and 10-year cost-share agreements.

Regional Conservation Partnership Program

The Regional Conservation Partnership Program (RCPP) offers new opportunities for the NRCS, conservation partners and agricultural producers to work together to harness innovation, expand the conservation mission and demonstrate the value and efficacy of…

Tribal Colleges Education Equity Program

Assist the 1994 Land-Grants in developing institutional capacity for formal post-secondary education in the food, agricultural and natural resource sciences. Program serves primarily American Indian students enrolled in associate or baccalaureate degree granting…

Tribal Colleges Research Grants Program

To develop the necessary infrastructure and faculty expertise to carry out research projects that identify and solve problems within tribal and American Indian communities, and offer students an improved research experience in preparation for career or higher…