Pacific Islands Area Conservation Innovation Grant – The Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), an agency under the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), is announcing availability of Conservation Innovation Grants (CIG) to stimulate the development and adoption of innovative conservation approaches and technologies. Applications will be accepted from the Pacific Islands Area including: Hawaii, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianna Islands. NRCS anticipates that the amount available for support of this program in FY 2014 will be up to $207,000. Applications are requested from eligible governmental or non-governmental organizations or individuals for competitive consideration of grant awards for projects between one and three years in duration. Current Closing Date for Applications: April 30, 2014.