BLM-(Arizona), Veterans Program, Arizona State Office

The summary for the BLM-(Arizona), Veterans Program, Arizona State Office grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Bureau of Land Management, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
BLM-(Arizona), Veterans Program, Arizona State Office: a. Background:

The BLM conducts vegetation treatments in and around public lands administered by the Bureau of Land Management Arizona. The vegetation treatments will result in a reduction of hazardous fuels that will protect communities, firefighter and public safety, and improve wildlife habitat or other sensitive resource values. Veterans have benefited from training and development during military service, possess a wide variety of skills and experience, as well as a motivation for public service that will help fulfill Federal staffing needs. It is the policy of this administration to enhance recruitment of and promote employment opportunities for veterans (Executive Order 13518 of November 9, 2009 Employment of Veterans in the Federal Government), and this agreement will provide an opportunity to meet that requirement.

b. Objectives:

The objective of this agreement is to provide first time and hands on experience for veterans implementing vegetation treatments that will protect communities, provide for firefighter and public safety, and improve wildlife habitat or other sensitive resource values.
Federal Grant Title: BLM-(Arizona), Veterans Program, Arizona State Office
Federal Agency Name: Bureau of Land Management
Grant Categories: Natural Resources
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: L15AS00074
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 15.228
CFDA Descriptions: National Fire Plan - Wildland Urban Interface Community Fire Assistance
Current Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2015 See announcement cover sheet for the
Original Application Deadline: Jun 1, 2015 See announcement cover sheet for the
Posted Date: Apr 2, 2015
Creation Date: Apr 2, 2015
Archive Date: Jun 8, 2015
Total Program Funding: $900,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $900,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $450,000
Expected Number of Awards: 1
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Unrestricted (i.e., open to any type of entity above), subject to any clarification in text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility"
Additional Information on Eligibility
The following types of entities are eligible to apply for award under this announcement. Failure to meet eligibility requirements will result in precluding the BLM from making an award. Eligible applicant types are:

Unrestricted, anyone may apply
Grant Announcement Contact
Eddie W Bell Jr, Grants Management Officer, 602-417-9268 ebell@blm.gov
ebell@blm.gov

Bureau of Land Management 801-539-4178
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